Veterans' Memorial School

  • Veterans' Memorial School serves 320 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 20-24% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 44%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 58%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Veterans' Memorial 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 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Connecticut state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 67% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 44%.

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School Overview

  • Veterans' Memorial School's student population of 320 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 19 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students320 students
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Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Veterans' Memorial School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 968 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Veterans' Memorial School is 0.75, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CT)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)20-24%
44%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)25-29%
58%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Veterans' Memorial School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Connecticut by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio17:113:1
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American Indian
2%
n/a
Asian
5%
5%
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Hispanic
34%
23%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Veterans' Memorial School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
15%
13%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Veterans' Memorial School and the percentage of Black public school students in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
33%
56%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Veterans' Memorial School and the percentage of White public school students in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
11%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Veterans' Memorial School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CT.
Diversity Score0.750.42
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Eligible for Free Lunch
72%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Veterans' Memorial School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Veterans' Memorial School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNorwich School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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