Verplanck School

  • Verplanck School serves 373 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15-19% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20-24% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 57%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Verplanck School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 83% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 46% (majority Hispanic and Black).

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School Overview

  • Verplanck School's student population of 373 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 32 teachers has grown by 18% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students373 students
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Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Verplanck School is ranked within the bottom 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 Verplanck School is 0.71, 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#857 out of 951 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)15-19%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)20-24%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:112:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
9%
5%
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Hispanic
41%
25%
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Black
31%
13%
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White
17%
54%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
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Diversity Score0.710.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
75%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameManchester School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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    0.6 miles
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    (860) 645-1234
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  • Manchester Howell Cheney Technical High School Vocational School
    Grades: 9-12 | 634 students
    0.8 miles
    791 West Middle Tpke.
    Manchester, CT 06040
    (860) 649-5396
    0.8 9-12 634
  • Manchester Waddell School
    Grades: K-5 | 357 students
    1.1 miles
    1151 Main Street
    Manchester, CT 06040
    (860) 647-3392
    1.1 K-5 357
  • Manchester Washington School
    Grades: K-5 | 309 students
    1.1 miles
    94 Cedar St.
    Manchester, CT 06040
    (860) 647-3332
    1.1 K-5 309
  • Manchester Keeney School
    Grades: PK-5 | 332 students
    1.4 miles
    179 Keeney St.
    Manchester, CT 06040
    (860) 647-3354
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