Preston Plains School serves 138 students in grades 6-8.
Preston Plains School placed in the bottom 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 35-39% (which is approximately equal to the Connecticut state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-44% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 51%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 50% (majority Hispanic).
Quick Stats (2023)
- Grades: 6-8
- Enrollment: 138 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
- Minority Enrollment: 17%
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50% in CT
- Math Proficiency: 35-39% (Top 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 40-44% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education
Preston Plains School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Connecticut for:
Preston Plains School's student population of 138 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 9 teachers has declined by 18% over five school years.
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Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Preston Plains School is ranked within the bottom 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 Preston Plains School is 0.31, 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
#518 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 Preston Plains School's ranking?
Preston Plains School is ranked #518 out of 940 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Connecticut.
What schools are Preston Plains School often compared to?
Preston Plains Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Griswold Middle School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
35-39% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 39% CT state average), while 40-44% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CT state average).
How many students attend Preston Plains School?
138 students attend Preston Plains School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
83% of Preston Plains School students are White, 6% of students are Two or more races, 5% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are Black, 2% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Preston Plains School?
Preston Plains School has a student ration of 15:1, which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 12:1.
What grades does Preston Plains School offer ?
Preston Plains School offers enrollment in grades 6-8 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Preston Plains School part of?
Preston Plains School is part of Preston School District.
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