The Burnham School

80 Main St.
Bridgewater, CT 06752
10/
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Top 10%
Serving 59 students in grades Kindergarten-5, The Burnham School ranks in the top 10% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70-79% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 39%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 70-79% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 51%).
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 51% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 59 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 8%
  • : Top 10% in CT
  • : 70-79% (Top 5%)
  • : 70-79% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

School Overview

The Burnham School's student population of 59 students has grown by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 6 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
59 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
6 teachers
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School Rankings

The Burnham School ranks within the top 10% of all 940 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of The Burnham School is 0.15, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CT)
#81 out of 940 schools
(Top 10%)
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70-79%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of The Burnham School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
70-79%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of The Burnham School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Connecticut by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
12:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
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5%
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Hispanic
5%
29%
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Black
n/a
13%
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White
92%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.15
This chart display the diversity score of The Burnham School and the public school average diversity score of Connecticut by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
20%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is The Burnham School's ranking?
The Burnham School is ranked #81 out of 940 schools, which ranks it among the top 10% of public schools in Connecticut.
What schools are The Burnham School often compared to?
The Burnham Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Booth Free School, Hill And Plain School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
70-79% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 39% CT state average), while 70-79% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CT state average).
How many students attend The Burnham School?
59 students attend The Burnham School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
92% of The Burnham School students are White, 5% of students are Hispanic, and 3% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of The Burnham School?
The Burnham School has a student ration of 10:1, which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 12:1.
What grades does The Burnham School offer ?
The Burnham School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is The Burnham School part of?
The Burnham School is part of Regional School District 12.

School Reviews

5   2/20/2020
Excellent experience for my daughter. Amazing academics in a friendly, supportive environment. I highly recommend this school!!
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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 59 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 8%
  • : Top 10%
  • : 70-79% (Top 5%)
  • : 70-79% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

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