Mill Ridge Primary School

  • Mill Ridge Primary School serves 340 students in grades Prekindergarten-3.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60-64% (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 65-69% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 57%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • 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 top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.

School Overview

  • Mill Ridge Primary School's student population of 340 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 21 teachers has declined by 27% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-3
Total Students340 students
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Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Mill Ridge Primary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 951 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Mill Ridge Primary School is 0.64, which is equal to 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 School Rank#297 out of 951 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)60-64%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)65-69%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:112:1
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American Indian
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Asian
6%
5%
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Hispanic
37%
24%
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Black
10%
13%
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White
45%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
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Diversity Score0.640.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
39%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDanbury School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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