Niantic Center School

  • Niantic Center School serves 174 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 90-94% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 80-84% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 57%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Niantic Center School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Niantic Center School places among the top 20% of public schools in Connecticut for:

School Overview

  • Niantic Center School's student population of 174 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 15 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-4
Total Students174 students
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Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Niantic Center School is ranked within the top 5% 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 Niantic Center School is 0.32, 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#36 out of 951 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
90-94%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
80-84%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:112:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
3%
5%
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Hispanic
9%
25%
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Black
2%
13%
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White
82%
54%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
3%
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Diversity Score0.320.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
13%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameEast Lyme School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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