70 Overlook Rd.
Meriden, CT 06450
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Thomas Hooker School serves 319 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Thomas Hooker 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60-64% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 48%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65-69% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 58%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 50% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Thomas Hooker School's student population of 319 students has declined by 23% over five school years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
319 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
27 teachers
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School Rankings

Thomas Hooker School is ranked within the top 50% of all 957 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Thomas Hooker School is 0.65, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CT)
Overall Testing Rank
#314 out of 957 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
48%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
58%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
5%
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Hispanic
46%
28%
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Black
8%
13%
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White
37%
50%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.65
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Eligible for Free Lunch
47%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 319 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 63%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in CT
  • Math Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 65-69% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.65

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