Putnam Middle School

35 Wicker St.
Putnam, CT 06260
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Putnam Middle School serves 329 students in grades 5-8.
Putnam Middle 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 18% (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 31% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 51%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 51% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 5-8
  • Enrollment: 329 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 21%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in CT
  • Math Proficiency
    : 18% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 31% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

School Overview

Putnam Middle School's student population of 329 students has grown by 18% over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 5-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
329 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
25 teachers
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School Rankings

Putnam Middle 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 Middle School is 0.36, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CT)
Overall Testing Rank
#749 out of 940 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
18%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
13%
29%
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Black
3%
13%
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White
79%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.36
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Eligible for Free Lunch
40%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Putnam Middle School's ranking?
Putnam Middle School is ranked #749 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?
18% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 39% CT state average), while 31% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CT state average).
How many students attend Putnam Middle School?
329 students attend Putnam Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
79% of Putnam Middle School students are White, 13% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Putnam Middle School?
Putnam Middle School has a student ration of 13:1, which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 12:1.
What grades does Putnam Middle School offer ?
Putnam Middle School offers enrollment in grades 5-8 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Putnam Middle School part of?
Putnam Middle School is part of Putnam School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 5-8
  • Enrollment: 329 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 21%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 18% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 31% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

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