Veterans Park Elementary School

8 Governor St.
Ridgefield, CT 06877
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 5%
Serving 253 students in grades Kindergarten-5, Veterans Park Elementary School ranks in the top 5% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 80-84% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 40%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 80-84% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 50%).
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 51% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 253 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 25%
  • : Top 5% in CT
  • : 80-84% (Top 5%)
  • : 80-84% (Top 5%)
  • : 80-89% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Veterans Park Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Connecticut for:

School Overview

Veterans Park Elementary School's student population of 253 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has declined by 16% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
253 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
20 teachers
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School Rankings

Veterans Park Elementary School ranks within the top 5% of all 942 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Veterans Park Elementary School is 0.42, 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.
This School
State Level (CT)
#23 out of 942 schools
(Top 5%)
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80-84%
40%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Veterans Park Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
80-84%
50%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Veterans Park Elementary 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 2021-22 school year data.
80-89%
47%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Veterans Park Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
12:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
9%
5%
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Hispanic
9%
29%
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Black
n/a
13%
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White
75%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Connecticut.
0.42
This chart displays the diversity score of Veterans Park Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Connecticut by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
11%
34%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Veterans Park Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
6%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Veterans Park Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Veterans Park Elementary School's ranking?
Veterans Park Elementary School is ranked #23 out of 942 schools, which ranks it among the top 5% of public schools in Connecticut.
What schools are Veterans Park Elementary School often compared to?
Veterans Park Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Scotland Elementary School, Barlow Mountain Elementary School, Farmingville Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
80-84% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CT state average), while 80-84% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 50% CT state average).
How many students attend Veterans Park Elementary School?
253 students attend Veterans Park Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
75% of Veterans Park Elementary School students are White, 9% of students are Asian, 9% of students are Hispanic, and 7% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Veterans Park Elementary School?
Veterans Park Elementary School has a student ration of 13:1, which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 12:1.
What grades does Veterans Park Elementary School offer ?
Veterans Park Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Veterans Park Elementary School part of?
Veterans Park Elementary School is part of Ridgefield School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 253 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 25%
  • : Top 5%
  • : 80-84% (Top 5%)
  • : 80-84% (Top 5%)
  • : 80-89% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

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