591 Ellington Rd.
South Windsor, CT 06074
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Pleasant Valley School serves 590 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Pleasant Valley School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 74% (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 75% (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 63% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 50% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 590 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 63%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in CT
  • Math Proficiency
    : 74% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 75% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Pleasant Valley School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Connecticut for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Pleasant Valley School's student population of 590 students has grown by 63% over five school years.
The teacher population of 44 teachers has grown by 57% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
590 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
44 teachers
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School Rankings

Pleasant Valley School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Pleasant Valley School is 0.66, which is equal to the diversity score at state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CT)
Overall Testing Rank
#181 out of 957 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
74%
48%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
75%
58%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
44%
5%
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Hispanic
8%
28%
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Black
5%
13%
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White
37%
50%
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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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Diversity Score
0.66
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Eligible for Free Lunch
13%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

School Calendar

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Event
Date
Schools Closed - Rosh Hashanah
September 26, 2022 (Monday)
Schools Closed - Yom Kippur
October 05, 2022 (Wednesday)
Schools Closed - Diwali
October 24, 2022 (Monday)
Schools Closed - Professional Development for Staff
November 08, 2022 (Tuesday)
District Closed - Thanksgiving Break
November 25, 2022 (Friday)

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 590 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 63%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 74% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 75% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

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