Shepard Hill Elementary School

234 Shepard Hill Rd.
Plainfield, CT 06374
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Shepard Hill Elementary School serves 284 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25-29% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 51%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 51% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-3
  • Enrollment: 284 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 17%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in CT
  • Math Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Shepard Hill Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Connecticut for:

School Overview

Shepard Hill Elementary School's student population of 284 students has declined by 32% over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-3
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
284 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
24 teachers
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School Rankings

Shepard Hill Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 940 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Shepard Hill Elementary School is 0.30, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CT)
Overall Testing Rank
#695 out of 940 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
10%
29%
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Black
2%
13%
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White
83%
49%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.30
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Eligible for Free Lunch
53%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Shepard Hill Elementary School's ranking?
Shepard Hill Elementary School is ranked #695 out of 940 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?
25-29% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 39% CT state average), while 25-29% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CT state average).
How many students attend Shepard Hill Elementary School?
284 students attend Shepard Hill Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
83% of Shepard Hill Elementary School students are White, 10% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Black, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Shepard Hill Elementary School?
Shepard Hill Elementary School has a student ration of 12:1, which is equal to the Connecticut state average of 12:1.
What grades does Shepard Hill Elementary School offer ?
Shepard Hill Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-3 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Shepard Hill Elementary School part of?
Shepard Hill Elementary School is part of Plainfield School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-3
  • Enrollment: 284 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 17%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

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