Morris Street School

Morris Street School serves 362 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 57%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Morris Street School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

Morris Street School's student population of 362 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2017)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students362 students
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Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Comparison

Morris Street School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 951 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Morris Street School is 0.49, which is less than 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 Testing Rank
#606 out of 951 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:112:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
4%
5%
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Hispanic
69%
25%
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Black
5%
13%
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White
18%
54%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.490.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
69%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
14%
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

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Morris Street School is Alternative Center For Excellence (1.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Westside Middle School Academy (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Park Avenue School (0.7 miles away)
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All of my kids went through Morris Street School and they have received a top notch education. The teachers are the best and the culture and warm feeling the school emanates is over the top.
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