Shepherd Glen School

  • Shepherd Glen School serves 304 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 35-39% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 44%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 50-54% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 58%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Shepherd Glen 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 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Connecticut state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 79% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 44%.

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School Overview

  • Shepherd Glen School's student population of 304 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students304 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Shepherd Glen School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 968 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Shepherd Glen School is 0.75, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CT)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
44%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
58%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:113:1
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Asian
25%
5%
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Hispanic
14%
23%
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Black
36%
13%
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White
21%
56%
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Two or more races
4%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Shepherd Glen School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CT.
Diversity Score0.750.42
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Eligible for Free Lunch
54%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Shepherd Glen School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHamden School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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    0.6 miles
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    Hamden, CT 06517
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  • Hamden Whitney High School West Alternative School
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    0.6 miles
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  • Hamden Hamden High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1598 students
    0.7 miles
    2040 Dixwell Ave.
    Hamden, CT 06514
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  • Hamden Whitney High School East Alternative School
    Grades: 9-12 | 113 students
    0.8 miles
    261 Skiff St.
    Hamden, CT 06517
    (203)281-3577
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