949 Avery St.
South Windsor, CT 06074
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
Philip R. Smith School serves 379 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Philip R. Smith 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 10%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 75-79% (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 80-84% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 58%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 46% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Rankings

Philip R. Smith School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Connecticut for:

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School Overview

Philip R. Smith School's student population of 379 students has grown by 21% over five school years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
379 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
27 teachers
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School Calendar

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Date
District - Last Day of School
June 20, 2022 (Monday)
District - First Day of School
August 31, 2022 (Wednesday)
Schools Closed - Rosh Hashanah
September 26, 2022 (Monday)
Schools Closed - Yom Kippur
October 05, 2022 (Wednesday)
Schools Closed - Diwali
October 24, 2022 (Monday)

School Rankings

Philip R. Smith School is ranked within the top 10% 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 Philip R. Smith School is 0.58, 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
#77 out of 957 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
75-79%
48%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
80-84%
58%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
29%
5%
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Hispanic
6%
25%
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Black
3%
13%
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White
58%
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
0.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
4%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
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: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 379 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 42%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10% in CT
  • Math Proficiency
    : 75-79% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 80-84% (Top 10%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.58 (Top 50%)

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