60 Perry Hill Road
Shelton, CT 06484
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Perry Hill Elementary School serves 726 students in grades 5-6.
Perry Hill Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 61% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 48%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 74% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 58%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Perry Hill Elementary School's student population of 726 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 56 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 5-6
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
726 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
56 teachers
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School Rankings

Perry Hill Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 957 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Perry Hill Elementary School is 0.49, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CT)
Overall Testing Rank
#291 out of 957 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
48%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
74%
58%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
7%
5%
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Hispanic
13%
25%
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Black
6%
13%
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White
70%
54%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.49
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Eligible for Free Lunch
16%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 5-6
  • Students: 726 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 30%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in CT
  • Math Proficiency
    : 61% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 74% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.49 (Btm 50%)

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