Riverfield School

1625 Mill Plain Rd.
Fairfield, CT 06824
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Riverfield School serves 375 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Riverfield School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 80-84% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 80-84% (which is higher 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 18% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 51% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 375 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 18%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5% in CT
  • Math Proficiency
    : 80-84% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 80-84% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Riverfield School's student population of 375 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
375 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
29 teachers
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School Rankings

Riverfield School is ranked within the top 5% 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 Riverfield School is 0.32, 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
#17 out of 940 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
80-84%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
80-84%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
4%
5%
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Hispanic
8%
29%
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Black
n/a
13%
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White
82%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.32
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Eligible for Free Lunch
3%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (20-21)
1%
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 Riverfield School's ranking?
Riverfield School is ranked #17 out of 940 schools, which ranks it among the top 5% of public schools in Connecticut.
What schools are Riverfield School often compared to?
Riverfield Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Dwight Elementary School, Osborn Hill School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
80-84% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 39% CT state average), while 80-84% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CT state average).
How many students attend Riverfield School?
375 students attend Riverfield School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
82% of Riverfield School students are White, 8% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Two or more races, and 4% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Riverfield School?
Riverfield School has a student ration of 13:1, which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 12:1.
What grades does Riverfield School offer ?
Riverfield School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Riverfield School part of?
Riverfield School is part of Fairfield School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 375 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 18%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 80-84% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 80-84% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

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