John B. Sliney School

  • John B. Sliney School serves 303 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60-64% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55-59% (which is approximately equal to the Connecticut state average of 57%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • John B. Sliney School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 46%.

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School Overview

  • John B. Sliney School's student population of 303 students has declined by 14% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has grown by 15% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students303 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

  • John B. Sliney School is ranked within the top 50% of all 956 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of John B. Sliney School is 0.42, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CT)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#374 out of 956 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)60-64%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:112:1
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Asian
3%
5%
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Hispanic
12%
25%
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Black
6%
13%
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White
75%
54%
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Two or more races
4%
3%
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Diversity Score0.420.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
27%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBranford School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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