Newfield School

345 Pepper Ridge Rd.
Stamford, CT 06905
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Newfield School serves 524 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Newfield 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 28% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 37% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 51%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 78% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 51% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 524 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 78%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in CT
  • Math Proficiency
    : 28% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 37% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

School Overview

Newfield School's student population of 524 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 45 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
524 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
45 teachers
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School Rankings

Newfield School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 940 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Newfield School is 0.65, which is less 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)
Overall Testing Rank
#617 out of 940 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
5%
5%
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Hispanic
53%
29%
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Black
16%
13%
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White
22%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.65
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Eligible for Free Lunch
51%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
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 Newfield School's ranking?
Newfield School is ranked #617 out of 940 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Connecticut.
What schools are Newfield School often compared to?
Newfield Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Westover School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
28% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 39% CT state average), while 37% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CT state average).
How many students attend Newfield School?
524 students attend Newfield School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
53% of Newfield School students are Hispanic, 22% of students are White, 16% of students are Black, 5% of students are Asian, and 4% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Newfield School?
Newfield School has a student ration of 12:1, which is equal to the Connecticut state average of 12:1.
What grades does Newfield School offer ?
Newfield School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Newfield School part of?
Newfield School is part of Stamford School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 524 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 78%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 28% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 37% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

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