Truman School

114 Truman St.
New Haven, CT 06519
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Bottom 50%
Serving 505 students in grades Prekindergarten-8, Truman School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 7% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 39%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 14% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 51%).
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 51% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 505 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 97%
  • : Bottom 50% in CT
  • : 7% (Btm 50%)
  • : 14% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Truman School's student population of 505 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has grown by 23% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
505 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
37 teachers
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School Rankings

Truman School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 940 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Truman School is 0.30, 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)
#891 out of 940 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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7%
39%
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14%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
12:1
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American Indian
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Asian
3%
5%
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Hispanic
83%
29%
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Black
9%
13%
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White
3%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.30
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Eligible for Free Lunch
65%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
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 Truman School's ranking?
Truman School is ranked #891 out of 940 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Connecticut.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
7% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 39% CT state average), while 14% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CT state average).
How many students attend Truman School?
505 students attend Truman School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
83% of Truman School students are Hispanic, 9% of students are Black, 3% of students are Asian, 3% of students are White, and 2% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Truman School?
Truman School has a student ration of 14:1, which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 12:1.
What grades does Truman School offer ?
Truman School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-8 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Truman School part of?
Truman School is part of New Haven School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 505 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 97%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 7% (Btm 50%)
  • : 14% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

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