Polk School serves 317 students in grades 3-5.
Polk 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 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 43% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 52% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 51%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 51% (majority Hispanic).
- Grades: 3-5
- Enrollment: 317 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
- Minority Enrollment: 20%
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 50% in CT
- Math Proficiency: 43% (Top 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 52% (Top 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education
Polk School's student population of 317 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
(offers virtual instruction)
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Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Polk School is ranked within the top 50% of all 940 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Polk School is 0.35, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
State Level (CT)
Overall Testing Rank
#441 out of 940 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Polk School's ranking?
Polk School is ranked #441 out of 940 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Connecticut.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
43% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 39% CT state average), while 52% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CT state average).
How many students attend Polk School?
317 students attend Polk School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
80% of Polk School students are White, 11% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are Black, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Polk School?
Polk School has a student ration of 14:1, which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 12:1.
What grades does Polk School offer ?
Polk School offers enrollment in grades 3-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Polk School part of?
Polk School is part of Watertown School District.
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