Philip R. Smith School

  • Philip R. Smith School serves 379 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 75-79% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 80-84% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 57%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • 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 2017-18 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 Placements

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School Overview

  • Philip R. Smith School's student population of 379 students has grown by 18% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 27 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students379 students
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Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Philip R. Smith School is ranked within the top 10% of all 951 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (CT)
Overall Testing Rank#69 out of 951 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
75-79%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
80-84%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:112:1
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American Indian
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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
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n/a
Two or more races
4%
3%
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Diversity Score0.580.64
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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 Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSouth Windsor School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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    1.3 miles
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  • Vernon Rockville Skinner Road School
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  • Vernon Rockville Rockville High School
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    1.8 miles
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    Grades: 9-12 | 1,302 student
    2.1 miles
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