28 Morris St.
Danbury, CT 06810
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Morris Street School serves 362 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25-29% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 48%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-44% (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 82% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Morris Street School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Connecticut for:

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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 stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
362 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
26 teachers
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School Rankings

Morris Street School is ranked within the bottom 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 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 Data
This School
State Level (CT)
Overall Testing Rank
#747 out of 957 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
48%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
58%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
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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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.49
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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 District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

School Reviews

5  
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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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 362 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 82%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in CT
  • Math Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.49 (Btm 50%)

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