234 Shepard Hill Rd.
Plainfield, CT 06374
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Shepard Hill Elementary School serves 287 students in grades Kindergarten-3.
Shepard Hill Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (which is approximately equal to the Connecticut state average of 48%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 58%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 50% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-3
  • Enrollment: 287 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 20%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in CT
  • Math Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

School Overview

Shepard Hill Elementary School's student population of 287 students has declined by 32% over five school years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has declined by 37% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-3
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
287 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
20 teachers
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School Rankings

Shepard Hill Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Shepard Hill 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
This School
State Level (CT)
Overall Testing Rank
#593 out of 957 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
48%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
58%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
12:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
3%
5%
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Hispanic
9%
28%
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Black
3%
13%
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White
80%
50%
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Hawaiian
2%
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.35
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Eligible for Free Lunch
49%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
17%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-3
  • Enrollment: 287 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 20%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

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