Preston Veterans' Memorial School

325 Shetucket Tpke.
Preston, CT 06365
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
6/
10
Top 50%
Preston Veterans' Memorial School serves 311 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Preston Veterans' Memorial 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-64% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 57%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Preston Veterans' Memorial School places among the top 20% of public schools in Connecticut for:

School Overview

Preston Veterans' Memorial School's student population of 311 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students311 students
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Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
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School Comparison

Preston Veterans' Memorial School is ranked within the top 50% of all 951 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Preston Veterans' Memorial School is 0.32, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (CT)
Overall Testing Rank
#424 out of 951 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:112:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
5%
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Hispanic
8%
25%
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Black
3%
13%
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White
82%
54%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
4%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.320.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
23%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePreston School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Preston Veterans' Memorial School is Griswold High School (4.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Preston Plains School (2.7 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Preston Preston Plains School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 131 students
    2.7 miles
    1 Route 164
    Preston, CT 06365
    (860) 889-3831
    2.7 6-8 131
  • Norwich Bishop School Early Learning Center
    Grades: PK | 187 students
    4.0 miles
    526 East Main St.
    Norwich, CT 06360
    (860) 823-4201
    4 PK 187
  • Taftville Wequonnoc Magnet School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 274 students
    4.5 miles
    155 Providence St.
    Taftville, CT 06380
    (860) 823-4210
    4.5 K-5 274
  • Jewett City Griswold Elementary School Math: 57% | Reading: 53%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-4 | 697 students
    4.6 miles
    303 Slater Ave.
    Jewett City, CT 06351
    (860) 376-7610
    4.6 PK-4 697
  • Jewett City Griswold High School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 535 students
    4.7 miles
    267 Slater Ave.
    Jewett City, CT 06351
    (860) 376-7640
    4.7 9-12 535

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