Putnam Elementary School serves 571 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Putnam Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 31% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 33% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 51%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 50% (majority Hispanic).
Quick Stats (2023)
- Grades: Prekindergarten-5
- Enrollment: 571 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
- Minority Enrollment: 27%
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50% in CT
- Math Proficiency: 31% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 33% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education
Putnam Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Connecticut for:
Putnam Elementary School's student population of 571 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 52 teachers has grown by 15% over five school years.
(offers virtual instruction)
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Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Putnam Elementary 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 Putnam Elementary School is 0.44, 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
#638 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 Putnam Elementary School's ranking?
Putnam Elementary School is ranked #638 out of 940 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Connecticut.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
31% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 39% CT state average), while 33% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CT state average).
How many students attend Putnam Elementary School?
571 students attend Putnam Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
73% of Putnam Elementary School students are White, 17% of students are Hispanic, 7% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Putnam Elementary School?
Putnam Elementary School has a student ration of 11:1, which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 12:1.
What grades does Putnam Elementary School offer ?
Putnam Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Putnam Elementary School part of?
Putnam Elementary School is part of Putnam School District.
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