Odyssey Community School

579 Middle Tpke West
Manchester, CT 06040
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Odyssey Community School serves 328 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 27% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 41% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 51%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 51% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 328 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 71%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in CT
  • Math Proficiency
    : 27% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 41% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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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 28 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
328 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
28 teachers
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School Rankings

Odyssey Community School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 940 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Odyssey Community School is 0.78, 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.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CT)
Overall Testing Rank
#607 out of 940 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
21%
5%
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Hispanic
21%
29%
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Black
22%
13%
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White
29%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
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 CT.
Diversity Score
0.78
This chart display the diversity score of Odyssey Community 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%
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 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
6%
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 2021-22 school year data.
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Odyssey Community School's ranking?
Odyssey Community School is ranked #607 out of 940 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Connecticut.
What schools are Odyssey Community School often compared to?
Odyssey Community Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Waddell 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 39% CT state average), while 41% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CT state average).
How many students attend Odyssey Community School?
328 students attend Odyssey Community School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
29% of Odyssey Community School students are White, 22% of students are Black, 21% of students are Asian, 21% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Odyssey Community School?
Odyssey Community School has a student ration of 12:1, which is equal to the Connecticut state average of 12:1.
What grades does Odyssey Community School offer ?
Odyssey Community School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-8 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Odyssey Community School part of?
Odyssey Community School is part of Odyssey Community School District.

School Reviews

5   7/27/2012
this is a WONDERFUL choice -the teachers/staff has taught my granddaughter the important values for her future-Every year I am amazed by what she has learned-I guess I am the "lucky one"
- Posted by Parent - bevan

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 328 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 71%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 27% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 41% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

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