Nichols School

  • Nichols School serves 392 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 32% (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 44% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 57%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Nichols 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.
  • Minority enrollment is 66% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 46%.

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School Overview

  • Nichols School's student population of 392 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 31 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students392 students
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Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Nichols 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 Nichols School is 0.70, which is more 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#713 out of 951 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:1n/a
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
5%
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Hispanic
37%
25%
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Black
22%
13%
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White
34%
54%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
3%
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Diversity Score0.700.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
34%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
18%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameStratford School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Stratford Stratford High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 958 students
    0.5 miles
    45 North Parade
    Stratford, CT 06615
    (203) 385-4230
    0.5 9-12 958
  • Stratford David Wooster Middle School
    Grades: 7-8 | 516 students
    0.6 miles
    150 Lincoln St.
    Stratford, CT 06615
    (203) 385-4275
    0.6 7-8 516
  • Stratford Franklin School
    Grades: PK-6 | 298 students
    0.7 miles
    1895 Barnum Ave.
    Stratford, CT 06615
    (203) 385-4190
    0.7 PK-6 298
  • Stratford Wilcoxson School
    Grades: K-6 | 363 students
    1.0 miles
    600 Wilcoxson Ave.
    Stratford, CT 06615
    (203) 385-4196
    1.0 K-6 363
  • Bridgeport Six-six Magnet School Magnet School
    Grades: PK-8 | 454 students
    1.1 miles
    601 Pearl Harbor St.
    Bridgeport, CT 06610
    (203) 330-6775
    1.1 PK-8 454

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