90 Pease Street
Canaan, CT 06018
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
North Canaan Elementary School serves 281 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
North Canaan Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (which is approximately equal to the Connecticut state average of 48%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-64% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 58%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

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School Overview

North Canaan Elementary School's student population of 281 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students
281 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
35 teachers
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School Calendar

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Date
Tentative Last Day of School (Prior to snow days)
June 16, 2022 (Thursday)

School Rankings

North Canaan Elementary 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 North Canaan Elementary School is 0.28, 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
#481 out of 957 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
48%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
58%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
12%
25%
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Black
1%
13%
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White
84%
54%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.28
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Eligible for Free Lunch
15%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

School Reviews

  3.50 out of 5  (2 reviews)
2  
The school is hit or miss when it comes to teachers and education. The lower grades seem to have some great staff. The upper grades can be a complete mess. It was painful listening online to the disrespect the students had for the teacher even when they were in class. They could use some education and restructuring themselves.
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5  
You should choose this school! It rocks and i love it here! We learn SSSSSSSSSSSSOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO MUCH. We come home evryday and tell our parents EVERYTHING we learned!!!! Art, music, gym, library, and computer are all reminders that we LOVE this school, the teachers can be stricted but that just means that we have to work harder because unlike most of the schools we WORK. What also makes this school loving and great is the WONDERFUL principle(Rosemary Keilty)!! I know that I am just a student in the 7th grade but I have been going to this school my WHOLE life and this school ROCKS!!!!!!
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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 281 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 8:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 16%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in CT
  • Math Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.28 (Btm 50%)

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