Shepaug Valley School

159 South Street
Washington, CT 06793
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Shepaug Valley School serves 423 students in grades 6-12.
Shepaug Valley School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 64% (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 70% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 58%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Shepaug Valley School's student population of 423 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 53 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-12
Total Students
423 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
53 teachers
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School Rankings

Shepaug Valley School is ranked within the top 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 Shepaug Valley School is 0.17, 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 Data
This School
State Level (CT)
Overall Testing Rank
#301 out of 957 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
48%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70%
58%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
6%
25%
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Black
1%
13%
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White
91%
54%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.17
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Graduation Rate
≥95%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
5%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: 6-12
  • Students: 423 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 8:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 9%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 30% in CT)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 64% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 70% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.17 (Btm 50%)

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