Mill Hill School

635 Mill Hill Terrace
Southport, CT 06890
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
Mill Hill School serves 368 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Mill Hill School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65-69% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 75-79% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 51%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 51% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 368 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 19%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10% in CT
  • Math Proficiency
    : 65-69% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 75-79% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Mill Hill School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Connecticut for:

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School Overview

Mill Hill School's student population of 368 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
368 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
27 teachers
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School Rankings

Mill Hill School is ranked within the top 10% of all 940 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Mill Hill School is 0.34, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CT)
Overall Testing Rank
#73 out of 940 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
75-79%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
12:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
6%
5%
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Hispanic
6%
29%
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Black
n/a
13%
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White
81%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.34
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Eligible for Free Lunch
7%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Mill Hill School's ranking?
Mill Hill School is ranked #73 out of 940 schools, which ranks it among the top 10% of public schools in Connecticut.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
65-69% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 39% CT state average), while 75-79% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CT state average).
How many students attend Mill Hill School?
368 students attend Mill Hill School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
81% of Mill Hill School students are White, 6% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Asian, 6% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Mill Hill School?
Mill Hill School has a student ration of 14:1, which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 12:1.
What grades does Mill Hill School offer ?
Mill Hill School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Mill Hill School part of?
Mill Hill School is part of Fairfield School District.

School Reviews

2   4/20/2021
Leadership is lacking. There is no reason this school Should be rated lower than nearby schools.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - Southport
3   2/25/2017
Both my sons went and all i can say is that theres no better school
- Posted by Parent - Ashley

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 368 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 19%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 65-69% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 75-79% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

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