Pearson Middle School

  • Pearson Middle School serves 318 students in grades 3-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 29% (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 41% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 57%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Pearson Middle 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 13:1 is equal to the Connecticut state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 45%.

School Overview

  • Pearson Middle School's student population of 318 students has grown by 113% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has grown by 92% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 3-6
Total Students318 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Pearson Middle 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 13:1 has increased from 11:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Pearson Middle School is 0.42, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CT)
Overall School Rank#741 out of 956 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
46%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:113:1
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Asian
5%
5%
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Hispanic
17%
24%
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Black
2%
13%
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White
74%
55%
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Two or more races
2%
3%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Pearson Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CT.
Diversity Score0.420.63
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Eligible for Free Lunch
51%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pearson Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWinchester School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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