55 Waverly Street
Hartford, CT 06112
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Simpson-waverly School serves 251 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 6-9% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 15-19% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 57%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 46% (majority Hispanic and Black).

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School Overview

Simpson-waverly School's student population of 251 students has declined by 20% over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students
251 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
28 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Simpson-waverly School is 0.54, 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
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State Level (CT)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(17-18)
6-9%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(17-18)
15-19%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
45%
25%
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Black
51%
13%
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White
2%
54%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.54
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Eligible for Free Lunch
92%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (06-07)
8%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 251 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 6-9%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 15-19%
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.54 (Top 50% in CT)

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