Morris Street School

  • Morris Street School serves 373 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 45-49% (which is approximately equal to the Connecticut state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the Connecticut state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 84% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 45%.

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School Overview

  • Morris Street School's student population of 373 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 Students373 students
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Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Morris Street School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Morris Street School is 0.47, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.43. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CT)
Overall School Rank#481 out of 968 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
46%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:113:1
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Asian
4%
5%
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Hispanic
71%
24%
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Black
6%
13%
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White
16%
55%
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Two or more races
3%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Morris Street School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CT.
Diversity Score0.470.43
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Eligible for Free Lunch
67%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDanbury School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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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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