Strong Elementary School

820 Marion Ave.
Plantsville, CT 06479
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Strong Elementary School serves 267 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60-64% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-64% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 57%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Strong Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 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 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Strong Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Connecticut for:

School Overview

Strong Elementary School's student population of 267 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has declined by 18% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students267 students
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Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
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School Comparison

Strong Elementary School is ranked within the top 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 Strong Elementary School is 0.35, 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
#364 out of 951 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:112:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
5%
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Hispanic
10%
25%
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Black
1%
13%
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White
80%
54%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.350.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
14%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSouthington School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Strong Elementary School is Crosby High School (3.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is John F. Kennedy Middle School (1.2 miles away)
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