3196 East Main St.
Waterbury, CT 06705
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Margaret M. Generali Elementary School serves 573 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Margaret M. Generali Elementary 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 26% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 48%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 37% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 58%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 83% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

Margaret M. Generali Elementary School's student population of 573 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 43 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
573 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
43 teachers
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School Rankings

Margaret M. Generali Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 957 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Margaret M. Generali Elementary School is 0.65, which is more 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 Data
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State Level (CT)
Overall Testing Rank
#774 out of 957 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
26%
48%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
58%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
12:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
2%
5%
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Hispanic
52%
25%
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Black
22%
13%
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White
17%
54%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.65
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Eligible for Free Lunch
60%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Students: 573 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 83%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in CT
  • Math Proficiency
    : 26% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 37% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.65 (Top 30%)

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