Nichols School

396 Nichols Avenue
Stratford, CT 06614
(School attendance zone shown in map)
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 446 students in grades Kindergarten-6, Nichols School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 27% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 40%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 39% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 50%).
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 77% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 51% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 446 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 77%
  • : Bottom 50% in CT
  • : 27% (Btm 50%)
  • : 39% (Btm 50%)
  • : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Nichols School's student population of 446 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-6
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
446 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
27 teachers
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School Rankings

Nichols School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 942 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Nichols School is 0.68, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (CT)
#663 out of 942 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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27%
40%
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39%
50%
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35-39%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
5%
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Hispanic
47%
29%
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Black
22%
13%
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White
23%
49%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Connecticut.
0.68
This chart display the diversity score of Nichols School and the public school average diversity score of Connecticut by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
33%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
6%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Nichols School's ranking?
Nichols School is ranked #663 out of 942 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Connecticut.
What schools are Nichols School often compared to?
Nichols Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Eli Whitney School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
27% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CT state average), while 39% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 50% CT state average).
How many students attend Nichols School?
446 students attend Nichols School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
47% of Nichols School students are Hispanic, 23% of students are White, 22% of students are Black, 5% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Nichols School?
Nichols School has a student ration of 17:1, which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 12:1.
What grades does Nichols School offer ?
Nichols School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-6 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Nichols School part of?
Nichols School is part of Stratford School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 446 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 77%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 27% (Btm 50%)
  • : 39% (Btm 50%)
  • : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

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