133 Parker Ave.
Meriden, CT 06450
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Israel Putnam School serves 517 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Israel Putnam School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 44% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 51%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 77% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 50% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 517 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 77%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in CT
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 44% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Israel Putnam School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Connecticut for:

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School Overview

Israel Putnam School's student population of 517 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
517 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
35 teachers
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School Rankings

Israel Putnam School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 940 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Israel Putnam School is 0.60, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CT)
Overall Testing Rank
#564 out of 940 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
5%
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Hispanic
58%
28%
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Black
10%
13%
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White
23%
50%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
66%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Israel Putnam School's ranking?

Israel Putnam School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Connecticut for: Largest percent of students eligible for free lunch (Top 20%).

What schools are Israel Putnam School often compared to?

Israel Putnam Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Thomas Hooker School by visitors of our site.

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

30% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 39% CT state average), while 44% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CT state average).

How many students attend Israel Putnam School?

517 students attend Israel Putnam School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

58% of Israel Putnam School students are Hispanic, 23% of students are White, 10% of students are Black, 6% of students are Two or more races, and 3% of students are Asian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Israel Putnam School?

Israel Putnam School has a student ration of 15:1, which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 12:1.

What grades does Israel Putnam School offer ?

Israel Putnam School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).

What school district is Israel Putnam School part of?

Israel Putnam School is part of Meriden School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 517 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 77%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 44% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

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