Rowayton School

  • Rowayton School serves 463 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65-69% (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 75-79% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 57%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Rowayton School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 46%.

Top Placements

Rowayton School places among the top 20% of public schools in Connecticut for:

School Overview

  • Rowayton School's student population of 463 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students463 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Rowayton School is ranked within the top 20% of all 956 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Rowayton School is 0.62, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CT)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#165 out of 956 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)65-69%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)75-79%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:112:1
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Asian
2%
5%
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Hispanic
31%
25%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Rowayton School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
10%
13%
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White
53%
54%
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Two or more races
4%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Rowayton School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CT.
Diversity Score0.620.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
32%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Rowayton School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNorwalk School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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