Silas Deane Middle School

  • Silas Deane Middle School serves 557 students in grades 7-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 59% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 57%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Silas Deane Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

  • Silas Deane Middle School's student population of 557 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 47 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students557 students
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Total Classroom Teachers47 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Silas Deane Middle School is ranked within the top 50% of all 951 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Silas Deane Middle School is 0.43, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (CT)
Overall Testing Rank#374 out of 951 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Silas Deane Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
57%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Silas Deane Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Connecticut by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio12:112:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
6%
5%
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Hispanic
14%
25%
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Black
2%
13%
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White
74%
54%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Silas Deane Middle School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CT.
Diversity Score0.430.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
12%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Silas Deane Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWethersfield School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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