Thompson Brook School

150 Thompson Rd.
Avon, CT 06001
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 20%
Serving 494 students in grades 5-6, Thompson Brook School ranks in the top 20% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 59% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 39%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 74% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 51%).
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 51% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 5-6
  • Enrollment: 494 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 37%
  • : Top 20% in CT
  • : 59% (Top 20%)
  • : 74% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Thompson Brook School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Connecticut for:

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School Overview

Thompson Brook School's student population of 494 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 5-6
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
494 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
38 teachers
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School Rankings

Thompson Brook School ranks within the top 20% of all 940 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Thompson Brook School is 0.56, 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
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State Level (CT)
#165 out of 940 schools
(Top 20%)
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59%
39%
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74%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
12:1
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American Indian
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Asian
21%
5%
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Hispanic
7%
29%
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Black
6%
13%
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White
63%
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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0.56
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Eligible for Free Lunch
9%
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 Thompson Brook School's ranking?
Thompson Brook School is ranked #165 out of 940 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in Connecticut.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
59% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 39% CT state average), while 74% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CT state average).
How many students attend Thompson Brook School?
494 students attend Thompson Brook School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
63% of Thompson Brook School students are White, 21% of students are Asian, 7% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Black, and 3% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Thompson Brook School?
Thompson Brook School has a student ration of 13:1, which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 12:1.
What grades does Thompson Brook School offer ?
Thompson Brook School offers enrollment in grades 5-6 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Thompson Brook School part of?
Thompson Brook School is part of Avon School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 5-6
  • Enrollment: 494 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 37%
  • : Top 20%
  • : 59% (Top 20%)
  • : 74% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

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