Prospect Elementary School

  • Prospect Elementary School serves 603 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 64% (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 74% (which is higher 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 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 45%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Prospect Elementary School's student population of 603 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 41 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students603 students
Total Classroom Teachers41 teachers
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Prospect Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Prospect Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Prospect Elementary School is 0.15, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.42. 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#307 out of 968 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
46%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
74%
57%
Student : Teacher Ratio15:113:1
Asian
1%
5%
Hispanic
4%
24%
Black
3%
13%
White
92%
55%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Prospect Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CT.
Diversity Score0.150.42
Eligible for Free Lunch
7%
31%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRegional 16 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
  • Prospect Long River Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 548 students
    0.9 miles
    38 Columbia Ave.
    Prospect, CT 06712
    (203)758-4421
    0.9 6-8 548
  • Naugatuck Maple Hill School
    Grades: K-4 | 447 students
    2.3 miles
    641 Maple Hill Rd.
    Naugatuck, CT 06770
    (203)720-5236
    2.3 K-4 447
  • Cheshire Doolittle School
    Grades: 1-6 | 464 students
    2.6 miles
    735 Cornwall Ave.
    Cheshire, CT 06410
    (203)272-3549
    2.6 1-6 464
  • Cheshire Norton School
    Grades: K-6 | 418 students
    2.9 miles
    414 North Brooksvale Rd.
    Cheshire, CT 06410
    (203)272-7283
    2.9 K-6 418
  • Naugatuck City Hill Middle School
    Grades: 7-8 | 665 students
    3.2 miles
    441 City Hill St.
    Naugatuck, CT 06770
    (203)720-5246
    3.2 7-8 665

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