Odyssey Community School

  • Odyssey Community School serves 328 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 38% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 44%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 56% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 58%) for the 2015-16 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 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Connecticut state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 44%.

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School Overview

  • Odyssey Community School's student population of 328 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has grown by 20% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students328 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Odyssey Community School
Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Odyssey Community School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Odyssey Community School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 968 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Odyssey Community School is 0.71, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CT)
Overall School Rank
37%
19%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
44%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Odyssey Community School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
58%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Odyssey Community School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Connecticut by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio11:113:1
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Asian
13%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Odyssey Community School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Hispanic
15%
23%
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 2015-16 school year data.
Black
21%
13%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Odyssey Community School and the percentage of Black public school students in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
46%
56%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Odyssey Community School and the percentage of White public school students in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
5%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Odyssey Community School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis 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 Score0.710.42
This chart display the diversity score of Odyssey Community School and the public school average diversity score of Connecticut by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
29%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Odyssey Community School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
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: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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