Odyssey Community School

  • Odyssey Community School serves 329 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 48% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 57%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Odyssey Community 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 46%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Odyssey Community School's student population of 329 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 33 teachers has grown by 13% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students329 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Odyssey Community School
Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Odyssey Community School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 956 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has decreased from 11:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Odyssey Community School is 0.73, 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 School Rank (16-17)#638 out of 956 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:112:1
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Asian
15%
5%
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Hispanic
17%
25%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Odyssey Community School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
18%
13%
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White
44%
54%
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Two or more races
6%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Odyssey Community School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CT.
Diversity Score0.730.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
20%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Odyssey Community School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameOdyssey Community School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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