Spencer School

  • Spencer School serves 285 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (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 45-49% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 57%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Spencer 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 2017-18 school year.
  • Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 46%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Spencer School's student population of 285 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 21 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students285 students
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Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Spencer School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 951 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Spencer School is 0.69, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (CT)
Overall Testing Rank#673 out of 951 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:1n/a
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
5%
5%
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Hispanic
26%
25%
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Black
14%
13%
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White
47%
54%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
3%
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Diversity Score0.690.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
52%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMiddletown School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Middletown Keigwin Middle School
    Grades: 6 | 295 students
    1.0 miles
    99 Spruce St.
    Middletown, CT 06457
    (860) 632-2433
    1.0 6 295
  • Middletown Macdonough School
    Grades: K-5 | 233 students
    1.2 miles
    66 Spring St.
    Middletown, CT 06457
    (860) 347-8553
    1.2 K-5 233
  • Middletown Lawrence School
    Grades: K-5 | 293 students
    1.4 miles
    Kaplan Dr.
    Middletown, CT 06457
    (860) 632-2158
    1.4 K-5 293
  • Middletown Snow School
    Grades: PK-5 | 359 students
    1.5 miles
    299 Wadsworth St.
    Middletown, CT 06457
    (860) 347-2579
    1.5 PK-5 359
  • Middletown Moody School
    Grades: K-5 | 253 students
    1.8 miles
    300 Country Club Rd.
    Middletown, CT 06457
    (860) 347-2561
    1.8 K-5 253

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