Moriarty Magnet School

20 Lawlor Ln.
Norwich, CT 06360
(School attendance zone shown in map)
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 395 students in grades Kindergarten-5, Moriarty Magnet School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 26% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 39%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 31% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 51%).
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 51% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 395 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 61%
  • : Bottom 50% in CT
  • : 26% (Btm 50%)
  • : 31% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Moriarty Magnet School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Connecticut for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Moriarty Magnet School's student population of 395 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
395 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
25 teachers
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School Rankings

Moriarty Magnet School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 940 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Moriarty Magnet School is 0.70, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CT)
#698 out of 940 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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26%
39%
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31%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
12:1
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American Indian
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Asian
2%
5%
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Hispanic
36%
29%
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Black
15%
13%
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White
39%
49%
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Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
8%
4%
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0.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
45%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
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 Moriarty Magnet School's ranking?
Moriarty Magnet School is ranked #698 out of 940 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Connecticut.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
26% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 39% CT state average), while 31% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CT state average).
How many students attend Moriarty Magnet School?
395 students attend Moriarty Magnet School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
39% of Moriarty Magnet School students are White, 36% of students are Hispanic, 15% of students are Black, 8% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Moriarty Magnet School?
Moriarty Magnet School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 12:1.
What grades does Moriarty Magnet School offer ?
Moriarty Magnet School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Moriarty Magnet School part of?
Moriarty Magnet School is part of Norwich School District.

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Last Day of School [early dismissal]
June 21, 2024 (Friday)

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 395 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 61%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 26% (Btm 50%)
  • : 31% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

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