Thomas W. Mahan School

94 Salem Tpke.
Norwich, CT 06360
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
6/
10
Top 50%
Thomas W. Mahan School serves 248 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Thomas W. Mahan School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (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 65-69% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 57%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 66% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 46% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

Thomas W. Mahan School places among the top 20% of public schools in Connecticut for:

School Overview

Thomas W. Mahan School's student population of 248 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Awards Blue Ribbon School (2017)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students248 students
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Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
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School Comparison

Thomas W. Mahan 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 Thomas W. Mahan School is 0.77, which is more 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
#388 out of 951 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:112:1
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American Indian
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Asian
24%
5%
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Hispanic
20%
25%
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Black
15%
13%
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White
34%
54%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.770.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
54%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNorwich School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Thomas W. Mahan School is Three Rivers Middle College Magnet School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Integrated Day Charter School (1.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is John B. Stanton School (0.9 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Norwich Three Rivers Middle College Magnet School Magnet School
    Math: 20-29% | Reading: 60-69%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 11-12 | 67 students
    0.4 miles
    574 New London Turnpike
    Norwich, CT 06360
    (860) 859-9203
    0.4 11-12 67
  • Norwich Norwich Technical High School Vocational School
    Grades: 9-12 | 665 students
    0.5 miles
    7 Mahan Drive
    Norwich, CT 06360
    (860) 889-8453
    0.5 9-12 665
  • Norwich John B. Stanton School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 330 students
    0.9 miles
    386 New London Tpke.
    Norwich, CT 06360
    (860) 823-4207
    0.9 K-5 330
  • Norwich Uncas Network School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 264 students
    1.0 miles
    280 Elizabeth St.
    Norwich, CT 06360
    (860) 823-4208
    1 K-5 264
  • Norwich Teachers' Memorial Global Studies Magnet Middle School Math: 19% | Reading: 27%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6 | 303 students
    1.5 miles
    15 Teachers Dr.
    Norwich, CT 06360
    (860) 823-4212
    1.5 6 303

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