Smalley Elementary School

175 West St.
New Britain, CT 06051
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
1/
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Bottom 50%
Smalley Elementary School serves 591 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Smalley Elementary 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤1% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 7% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 51%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 51% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 591 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 92%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in CT
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤1% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 7% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Smalley Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Connecticut for:

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School Overview

Smalley Elementary School's student population of 591 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 44 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
591 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
44 teachers
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School Rankings

Smalley Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 940 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Smalley Elementary School is 0.37, 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.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CT)
Overall Testing Rank
#936 out of 940 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤1%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
7%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
79%
29%
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Black
8%
13%
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White
8%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.37
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Eligible for Free Lunch
82%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Smalley Elementary School's ranking?
Smalley Elementary School is ranked #936 out of 940 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Connecticut.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
≤1% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 39% CT state average), while 7% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CT state average).
How many students attend Smalley Elementary School?
591 students attend Smalley Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
79% of Smalley Elementary School students are Hispanic, 8% of students are Black, 8% of students are White, 4% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Smalley Elementary School?
Smalley Elementary School has a student ration of 13:1, which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 12:1.
What grades does Smalley Elementary School offer ?
Smalley Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Smalley Elementary School part of?
Smalley Elementary School is part of New Britain School District.

School Reviews

2   10/31/2011
I would say that somthings they do are better than other things they do
- Posted by Student/Alumni - aida_

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 591 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 92%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤1% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 7% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

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