South Street School

  • South Street School serves 403 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 30-34% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 40-44% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 57%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Connecticut state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 79% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 45%.

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School Overview

  • South Street School's student population of 403 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 26 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students403 students
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Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Comparison

  • South Street School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of South Street School is 0.50, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CT)
Overall School Rank#677 out of 968 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
46%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:113:1
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Asian
3%
5%
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Hispanic
67%
24%
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Black
8%
13%
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White
21%
55%
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Two or more races
1%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in South Street School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CT.
Diversity Score0.500.42
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Eligible for Free Lunch
60%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
17%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDANBURY SCHOOL DISTRICT School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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