South Elementary School
South Elementary School serves 314 students in grades 3-5.
South 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 47% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 48%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 48% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 58%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 46% (majority Hispanic).
South Elementary School's student population of 314 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
South Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 957 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of South Elementary School is 0.66, which is more 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
State Level (CT)
Overall Testing Rank
#589 out of 957 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education
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