49a High Ridge Rd.
Danbury, CT 06811
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Mill Ridge Primary School serves 355 students in grades Kindergarten-3.
Mill Ridge Primary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60-64% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 48%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 58%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 66% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 50% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-3
  • Enrollment: 355 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 66%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in CT
  • Math Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

School Overview

Mill Ridge Primary School's student population of 355 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has grown by 25% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-3
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
355 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
25 teachers
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School Rankings

Mill Ridge Primary School is ranked within the top 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 Mill Ridge Primary School is 0.69, which is more 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CT)
Overall Testing Rank
#450 out of 957 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
48%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
58%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
7%
5%
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Hispanic
42%
28%
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Black
13%
13%
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White
34%
50%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
39%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

60-64% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 48% CT state average), while 50-54% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 58% CT state average).

How many students attend Mill Ridge Primary School?

355 students attend Mill Ridge Primary School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

42% of Mill Ridge Primary School students are Hispanic, 34% of students are White, 13% of students are Black, 7% of students are Asian, and 4% of students are Two or more races.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Mill Ridge Primary School?

Mill Ridge Primary School has a student ration of 14:1, which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 12:1.

What grades does Mill Ridge Primary School offer ?

Mill Ridge Primary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-3 (offers virtual instruction).

What school district is Mill Ridge Primary School part of?

Mill Ridge Primary School is part of Danbury School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-3
  • Enrollment: 355 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 66%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

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