Robert J. O'brien School

56 Farm Dr.
East Hartford, CT 06108
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Bottom 50%
Serving 367 students in grades Kindergarten-5, Robert J. O'brien School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 40%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 50%).
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 51% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 367 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 95%
  • : Bottom 50% in CT
  • : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Robert J. O'brien School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Connecticut for:

Category
Attribute
Most improved public schools

School Overview

Robert J. O'brien School's student population of 367 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
367 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
31 teachers
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School Rankings

Robert J. O'brien School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 942 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Robert J. O'brien School is 0.59, 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.
This School
State Level (CT)
#734 out of 942 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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20-24%
40%
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25-29%
50%
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25-29%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
4%
5%
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Hispanic
55%
29%
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Black
33%
13%
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White
5%
49%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
63%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
6%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Robert J. O'brien School's ranking?
Robert J. O'brien School is ranked #734 out of 942 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?
20-24% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CT state average), while 25-29% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 50% CT state average).
How many students attend Robert J. O'brien School?
367 students attend Robert J. O'brien School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
55% of Robert J. O'brien School students are Hispanic, 33% of students are Black, 5% of students are White, 4% of students are Asian, 2% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Robert J. O'brien School?
Robert J. O'brien School has a student ration of 12:1, which is equal to the Connecticut state average of 12:1.
What grades does Robert J. O'brien School offer ?
Robert J. O'brien School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Robert J. O'brien School part of?
Robert J. O'brien School is part of East Hartford School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 367 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 95%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

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