Sandy Hook Elementary School

12 Dickinson Drive
Sandy Hook, CT 06482
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
9/
10
Top 20%
Sandy Hook Elementary School serves 383 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
Sandy Hook Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 75-79% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 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 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Sandy Hook Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Connecticut for:

School Overview

Sandy Hook Elementary School's student population of 383 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-4
Total Students383 students
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Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Comparison

Sandy Hook Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 951 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Sandy Hook Elementary School is 0.27, 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 Testing Rank
#113 out of 951 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
75-79%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
75-79%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:112:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
4%
5%
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Hispanic
7%
25%
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Black
1%
13%
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White
85%
54%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.270.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
5%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNewtown School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Sandy Hook Elementary School is Newtown High School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Reed Intermediate School (1.1 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Sandy Hook Newtown High School Math: 61% | Reading: 82%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,624 student
    0.8 miles
    12 Berkshire Rd.
    Sandy Hook, CT 06482
    (203) 426-7646
    0.8 9-12 1,624
  • Newtown Reed Intermediate School Math: 61% | Reading: 72%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 5-7 | 648 students
    1.1 miles
    3 Trades Lane
    Newtown, CT 06470
    (203) 270-4880
    1.1 5-7 648
  • Newtown Hawley Elementary School Math: 80-84% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-4 | 302 students
    1.3 miles
    29 Church Hill Rd.
    Newtown, CT 06470
    (203) 426-7666
    1.3 K-4 302
  • North Branford Newtown Middle School Math: 68% | Reading: 76%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 7-8 | 712 students
    1.4 miles
    11 Queen St.
    North Branford, CT 06471
    (203) 426-7638
    1.4 7-8 712
  • Newtown Head O'meadow Elementary School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-4 | 270 students
    3.2 miles
    94 Boggs Hill Rd.
    Newtown, CT 06470
    (203) 426-7670
    3.2 K-4 270

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