Melissa Jones School

  • Melissa Jones School serves 316 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 80-84% (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 70-74% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 57%) 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 14% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 45%.

School Overview

  • Melissa Jones School's student population of 316 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 26 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-4
Total Students316 students
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Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Melissa Jones School's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Melissa Jones School is 0.26, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.43. 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#56 out of 968 schools
(Top 10%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)80-84%
46%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)70-74%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:113:1
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Asian
3%
5%
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Hispanic
6%
24%
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Black
1%
13%
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White
86%
55%
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Two or more races
4%
3%
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Diversity Score0.260.43
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Eligible for Free Lunch
6%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGuilford School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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