Oswegatchie Elementary School

470 Boston Post Rd.
Waterford, CT 06385
(School attendance zone shown in map)
7/
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Top 50%
Serving 289 students in grades Kindergarten-5, Oswegatchie Elementary School ranks in the top 50% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55-59% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 40%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-64% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 50%).
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 51% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 289 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 22%
  • : Top 50% in CT
  • : 55-59% (Top 30%)
  • : 60-64% (Top 50%)
  • : 50-59% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Oswegatchie Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Connecticut for:

Category
Attribute
Most improved public schools

School Overview

Oswegatchie Elementary School's student population of 289 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
289 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
29 teachers
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School Rankings

Oswegatchie Elementary School ranks within the top 50% of all 942 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Oswegatchie Elementary School is 0.38, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (CT)
#299 out of 942 schools
(Top 50%)
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55-59%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Oswegatchie Elementary 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 2021-22 school year data.
60-64%
50%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Oswegatchie Elementary 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 2021-22 school year data.
50-59%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Oswegatchie Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
12:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
3%
5%
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Hispanic
12%
29%
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Black
1%
13%
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White
78%
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 Connecticut.
0.38
This chart display the diversity score of Oswegatchie Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Connecticut by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
22%
34%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Oswegatchie Elementary 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
8%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Oswegatchie Elementary 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.
School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Oswegatchie Elementary School's ranking?
Oswegatchie Elementary School is ranked #299 out of 942 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Connecticut.
What schools are Oswegatchie Elementary School often compared to?
Oswegatchie Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Great Neck Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
55-59% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CT state average), while 60-64% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 50% CT state average).
How many students attend Oswegatchie Elementary School?
289 students attend Oswegatchie Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
78% of Oswegatchie Elementary School students are White, 12% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Oswegatchie Elementary School?
Oswegatchie Elementary School has a student ration of 10:1, which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 12:1.
What grades does Oswegatchie Elementary School offer ?
Oswegatchie Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Oswegatchie Elementary School part of?
Oswegatchie Elementary School is part of Waterford School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 289 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 22%
  • : Top 50%
  • : 55-59% (Top 30%)
  • : 60-64% (Top 50%)
  • : 50-59% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

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