King's Highway Elementary School

  • King's Highway Elementary School serves 490 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 80% (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 86% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 57%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • King's Highway Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Connecticut state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 45%.

Top Placements

King's Highway Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Connecticut for:

School Overview

  • King's Highway Elementary School's student population of 490 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 42 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students490 students
This chart display total students of King's Highway Elementary School by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Total Classroom Teachers42 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of King's Highway Elementary School by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of King's Highway Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • King's Highway Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% 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 12:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of King's Highway Elementary School is 0.35, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CT)
Overall School Rank#36 out of 956 schools
(Top 5%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
80%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of King's Highway Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
86%
57%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of King's Highway Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Connecticut by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio12:113:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of King's Highway Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Connecticut by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Asian
9%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in King's Highway Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
3%
24%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in King's Highway Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
3%
13%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in King's Highway Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
80%
55%
This chart display the percentage of White students in King's Highway Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
5%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in King's Highway Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in King's Highway Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CT.
Diversity Score0.350.63
This chart display the diversity score of King's Highway Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Connecticut by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
3%
31%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in King's Highway Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in King's Highway Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWestport School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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