Vance School

  • Vance School serves 515 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 14% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 20% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 57%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Connecticut state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 45%.

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School Overview

  • Vance School's student population of 515 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 31 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students515 students
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Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CT)
Overall School Rank#890 out of 968 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
14%
46%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
20%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:113:1
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Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
66%
24%
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Black
12%
13%
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White
18%
55%
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Two or more races
3%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Vance School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CT.
Diversity Score0.520.42
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Eligible for Free Lunch
67%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Vance School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNEW BRITAIN SCHOOL DISTRICT School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • New Britain Lincoln School
    Grades: PK-5 | 669 students
    0.7 miles
    145 Steele St.
    New Britain, CT 06052
    (860)229-2564
    0.7 PK-5 669
  • New Britain Northend School
    Grades: K-5 | 254 students
    0.7 miles
    160 Bassett St.
    New Britain, CT 06051
    (860)223-3819
    0.7 K-5 254
  • New Britain New Britain High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 2198 students
    0.8 miles
    110 Mill St.
    New Britain, CT 06051
    (860)225-6350
    0.8 9-12 2198
  • New Britain Slade Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 807 students
    0.8 miles
    183 Steele St.
    New Britain, CT 06052
    (860)225-6395
    0.8 6-8 807
  • New Britain Key Middle (slade) Special Education School
    Grades: 6-8 | 14 students
    0.9 miles
    183 Steele St.
    New Britain, CT 06052
    (860)827-2234
    0.9 6-8 14

School Reviews

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My daughter will be entering the second grade she can't wait until school starts and hopes her teacher will be as nice as Mrs Vass and Mrs Gsmbe..As a parent I am very happy with the school and staff. The only thing I would like to see change is a little more time for lunch and a better understanding of the lunch options my daughter has asked the lunch aids but still does not understand what she can have for a second choice.
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