Pond Hill School serves 248 students in grades 3-5.
Pond Hill School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 46% (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 50% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 51%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 50% (majority Hispanic).
Quick Stats (2023)
- Grades: 3-5
- Enrollment: 248 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
- Minority Enrollment: 29%
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 50% in CT
- Math Proficiency: 46% (Top 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 50% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education
Pond Hill School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Connecticut for:
Pond Hill School's student population of 248 students has declined by 21% over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
(offers virtual instruction)
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Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Pond Hill 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 Pond Hill School is 0.46, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (CT)
Overall Testing Rank
#442 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: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Pond Hill School's ranking?
Pond Hill School is ranked #442 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?
46% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 39% CT state average), while 50% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CT state average).
How many students attend Pond Hill School?
248 students attend Pond Hill School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
71% of Pond Hill School students are White, 19% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Two or more races, 4% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Pond Hill School?
Pond Hill School has a student ration of 9:1, which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 12:1.
What grades does Pond Hill School offer ?
Pond Hill School offers enrollment in grades 3-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Pond Hill School part of?
Pond Hill School is part of Wallingford School District.
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