Silas Deane Middle School

551 Silas Deane Hwy.
Wethersfield, CT 06109
(School attendance zone shown in map)
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 563 students in grades 7-8, Silas Deane Middle School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40% (which is equal to the Connecticut state average of 40%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 54% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 50%).
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 51% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Enrollment: 563 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 31%
  • : Bottom 50% in CT
  • : 40% (Btm 50%)
  • : 54% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

School Overview

Silas Deane Middle School's student population of 563 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 48 teachers has grown by 14% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
563 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
48 teachers
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School Rankings

Silas Deane Middle School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 942 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Silas Deane Middle School is 0.48, 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.
This School
State Level (CT)
#487 out of 942 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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40%
40%
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54%
50%
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 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1
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American Indian
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Asian
4%
5%
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Hispanic
20%
29%
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Black
4%
13%
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White
69%
49%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.48
This chart display the diversity score of Silas Deane Middle School and the public school average diversity score of Connecticut by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
25%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
6%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Silas Deane Middle School's ranking?
Silas Deane Middle School is ranked #487 out of 942 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Connecticut.
What schools are Silas Deane Middle School often compared to?
Silas Deane Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like East Windsor Middle School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
40% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CT state average), while 54% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 50% CT state average).
How many students attend Silas Deane Middle School?
563 students attend Silas Deane Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
69% of Silas Deane Middle School students are White, 20% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Asian, 4% of students are Black, and 3% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Silas Deane Middle School?
Silas Deane Middle School has a student ration of 12:1, which is equal to the Connecticut state average of 12:1.
What grades does Silas Deane Middle School offer ?
Silas Deane Middle School offers enrollment in grades 7-8 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Silas Deane Middle School part of?
Silas Deane Middle School is part of Wethersfield School District.

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5   9/26/2007
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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Enrollment: 563 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 31%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 40% (Btm 50%)
  • : 54% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

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