Preston Plains School

  • Preston Plains School serves 138 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 50-54% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 70-74% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 57%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the Connecticut state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 45%.

School Overview

  • Preston Plains School's student population of 138 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 11 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students138 students
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Total Classroom Teachers11 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Preston Plains School's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Preston Plains School is 0.34, which is less 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#414 out of 968 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
46%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)70-74%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:113:1
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American Indian
3%
n/a
Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
8%
24%
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Black
2%
13%
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White
81%
55%
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Two or more races
5%
3%
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Diversity Score0.340.43
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Eligible for Free Lunch
12%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePreston School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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