Spencer School

  • Spencer School serves 262 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 40-44% (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 50-54% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 57%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the Connecticut state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 45%.

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School Overview

  • Spencer School's student population of 262 students has declined by 20% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 20 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students262 students
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Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Spencer School's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Spencer School is 0.66, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. 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#630 out of 968 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
46%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:113:1
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Asian
4%
5%
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Hispanic
22%
24%
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Black
17%
13%
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White
51%
55%
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Two or more races
6%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Spencer School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CT.
Diversity Score0.660.63
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Eligible for Free Lunch
47%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Spencer School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMIDDLETOWN SCHOOL DISTRICT School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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    1.2 miles
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    (860)347-8553
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    1.3 miles
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    (860)358-9583
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  • Middletown Lawrence School
    Grades: K-5 | 278 students
    1.4 miles
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    Middletown, CT 06457
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  • Middletown Snow School
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    1.5 miles
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    Middletown, CT 06457
    (860)347-2579
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