Orchard Hill School

380 Foster St.
South Windsor, CT 06074
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
Orchard Hill School serves 642 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Orchard Hill School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 69% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 75% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 51%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 51% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 642 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 56%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10% in CT
  • Math Proficiency
    : 69% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 75% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Orchard Hill School's student population of 642 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 46 teachers has grown by 15% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
642 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
46 teachers
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School Rankings

Orchard Hill School is ranked within the top 10% 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 Orchard Hill School is 0.66, which is equal to 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
#93 out of 940 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
75%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
37%
5%
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Hispanic
9%
29%
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Black
4%
13%
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White
44%
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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Diversity Score
0.66
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Eligible for Free Lunch
14%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Orchard Hill School's ranking?
Orchard Hill School is ranked #93 out of 940 schools, which ranks it among the top 10% of public schools in Connecticut.
What schools are Orchard Hill School often compared to?
Orchard Hill Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Pleasant Valley School, Eli Terry School, Philip R. Smith School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
69% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 39% CT state average), while 75% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CT state average).
How many students attend Orchard Hill School?
642 students attend Orchard Hill School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
44% of Orchard Hill School students are White, 37% of students are Asian, 9% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Two or more races, and 4% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Orchard Hill School?
Orchard Hill School has a student ration of 14:1, which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 12:1.
What grades does Orchard Hill School offer ?
Orchard Hill School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Orchard Hill School part of?
Orchard Hill School is part of South Windsor School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 642 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 56%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 69% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 75% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

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