Sprague School

  • Sprague School serves 522 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 11% (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 11% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 57%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Sprague 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.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

  • Sprague School's student population of 522 students has grown by 13% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 35 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students522 students
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Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Sprague 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 Sprague School is 0.56, which is less 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#923 out of 951 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
11%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
11%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:112:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
62%
25%
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Black
20%
13%
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White
13%
54%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
3%
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Diversity Score0.560.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
66%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWaterbury School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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