Prendergast School

  • Prendergast School serves 665 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 28% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 35% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 57%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Connecticut state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 57% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 45%.

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School Overview

  • Prendergast School's student population of 665 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 43 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students665 students
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Total Classroom Teachers43 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Prendergast School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Prendergast School is 0.68, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.43. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CT)
Overall School Rank#712 out of 968 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
46%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:113:1
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Asian
3%
5%
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Hispanic
35%
24%
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Black
14%
13%
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White
43%
55%
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Two or more races
5%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Prendergast School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CT.
Diversity Score0.680.43
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Eligible for Free Lunch
56%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Prendergast School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAnsonia School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Ansonia Ansonia High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 616 students
    0.3 miles
    20 Pulaski Hwy.
    Ansonia, CT 06401
    (203)736-5060
    0.3 9-12 616
  • Ansonia Emmett O'brien Technical High School Vocational School
    Grades: 9-12 | 570 students
    0.3 miles
    141 Prindle Ave.
    Ansonia, CT 06401
    (203)732-1800
    0.3 9-12 570
  • Ansonia Mead School
    Grades: PK-6 | 580 students
    0.4 miles
    75 Ford St.
    Ansonia, CT 06401
    (203)736-5090
    0.4 PK-6 580
  • Derby Bradley School
    Grades: K-5 | 326 students
    1.0 miles
    155 David Humphreys Rd.
    Derby, CT 06418
    (203)736-5040
    1.0 K-5 326
  • Ansonia Ansonia Middle School
    Grades: 7-8 | 441 students
    1.4 miles
    115 Howard Ave.
    Ansonia, CT 06401
    (203)736-5070
    1.4 7-8 441

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