515 Morehouse Road
Easton, CT 06612
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Samuel Staples Elementary School serves 539 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Samuel Staples Elementary 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 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 76% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 48%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 75% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 58%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 50% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 539 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 20%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in CT
  • Math Proficiency
    : 76% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 75% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Samuel Staples Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Connecticut for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Samuel Staples Elementary School's student population of 539 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 45 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
539 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
45 teachers
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School Rankings

Samuel Staples Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 957 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Samuel Staples Elementary School is 0.35, 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
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State Level (CT)
Overall Testing Rank
#164 out of 957 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
76%
48%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
75%
58%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
6%
5%
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Hispanic
7%
28%
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Black
4%
13%
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White
80%
50%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.35
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Eligible for Free Lunch
8%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
6%
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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 Samuel Staples Elementary School's ranking?

Samuel Staples Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Connecticut for: Highest overall rank (Top 20%) and Highest math proficiency (Top 20%).

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

76% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 48% CT state average), while 75% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 58% CT state average).

How many students attend Samuel Staples Elementary School?

539 students attend Samuel Staples Elementary School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

80% of Samuel Staples Elementary School students are White, 7% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Asian, 4% of students are Black, and 3% of students are Two or more races.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Samuel Staples Elementary School?

Samuel Staples Elementary School has a student ration of 12:1, which is equal to the Connecticut state average of 12:1.

What grades does Samuel Staples Elementary School offer ?

Samuel Staples Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).

What school district is Samuel Staples Elementary School part of?

Samuel Staples Elementary School is part of Easton School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 539 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 20%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 76% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 75% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

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