Mathewson School

466 West River St.
Milford, CT 06460
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
8/
10
Top 30%
Mathewson School serves 380 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Mathewson School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65-69% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 70-74% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 57%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Mathewson School places among the top 20% of public schools in Connecticut for:

School Overview

Mathewson School's student population of 380 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students380 students
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Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
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School Comparison

Mathewson School is ranked within the top 30% of all 951 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Mathewson School is 0.52, 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 Testing Rank
#214 out of 951 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-74%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:112:1
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American Indian
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Asian
19%
5%
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Hispanic
9%
25%
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Black
4%
13%
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White
66%
54%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.520.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
11%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Mathewson 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 NameMilford School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Mathewson School is Platt Technical High School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Harborside Middle School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Orange Avenue School (0.7 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Milford Orange Avenue School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 395 students
    0.7 miles
    260 Orange Ave.
    Milford, CT 06460
    (203) 783-3537
    0.7 PK-5 395
  • Milford Harborside Middle School Math: 59% | Reading: 65%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 481 students
    1.1 miles
    175 High St.
    Milford, CT 06460
    (203) 783-3523
    1.1 6-8 481
  • Milford Platt Technical High School Vocational School
    Grades: 9-12 | 816 students
    1.2 miles
    600 Orange Ave.
    Milford, CT 06461
    (203) 783-5300
    1.2 9-12 816
  • Milford Meadowside School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 284 students
    2.0 miles
    80 Seeman's Ln.
    Milford, CT 06460
    (203) 783-3555
    2 K-5 284
  • Milford J. F. Kennedy School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 347 students
    2.1 miles
    404 West Ave.
    Milford, CT 06460
    (203) 783-3568
    2.1 PK-5 347

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