1 Route 164
Preston, CT 06365
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Preston Plains School serves 131 students in grades 6-8.
Preston Plains 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 48%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-64% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 58%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Hispanic and American Indian), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Preston Plains School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Connecticut for:

School Overview

Preston Plains School's student population of 131 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 9 teachers has declined by 18% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
131 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
9 teachers
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School Rankings

Preston Plains School is ranked within the top 50% of all 957 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Preston Plains School is 0.34, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
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State Level (CT)
Overall Testing Rank
#437 out of 957 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
48%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
58%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
12:1
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American Indian
4%
n/a
Asian
2%
5%
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Hispanic
7%
25%
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Black
2%
13%
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White
81%
54%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.34
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Eligible for Free Lunch
17%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 131 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 19%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in CT
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.34 (Btm 50%)

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