Shepaug Valley School

159 South Street
Washington, CT 06793
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Shepaug Valley School serves 472 students in grades 6-12.
Shepaug Valley 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 61% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 76% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 51%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than 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 51% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-12
  • Enrollment: 472 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 15%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥90% (Btm 50% in CT)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 61% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 76% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Shepaug Valley School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Connecticut for:

School Overview

Shepaug Valley School's student population of 472 students has grown by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 48 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
472 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
48 teachers
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School Rankings

Shepaug Valley School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Shepaug Valley School is 0.27, 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
#142 out of 940 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
76%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
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
1%
13%
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White
85%
49%
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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
0.27
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Graduation Rate
≥90%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
15%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
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 Shepaug Valley School's ranking?
Shepaug Valley School is ranked #142 out of 940 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in Connecticut.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
61% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 39% CT state average), while 76% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CT state average).
What is the graduation rate of Shepaug Valley School?
The graduation rate of Shepaug Valley School is 90%, which is equal to the Connecticut state average of 90%.
How many students attend Shepaug Valley School?
472 students attend Shepaug Valley School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
85% of Shepaug Valley School students are White, 10% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Shepaug Valley School?
Shepaug Valley School has a student ration of 10:1, which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 12:1.
What grades does Shepaug Valley School offer ?
Shepaug Valley School offers enrollment in grades 6-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Shepaug Valley School part of?
Shepaug Valley School is part of Regional School District 12.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-12
  • Enrollment: 472 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 15%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥90% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 61% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 76% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

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