Veterans Park Elementary School

  • Veterans Park Elementary School serves 292 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 70-74% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 75-79% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 57%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the Connecticut state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 45%.

School Overview

  • Veterans Park Elementary School's student population of 292 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 22 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students292 students
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Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Veterans Park Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Veterans Park Elementary School is 0.35, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.43. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CT)
Overall School Rank#142 out of 968 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)70-74%
46%
This chart display 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)75-79%
57%
This chart display 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio13:113:1
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Asian
6%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Veterans Park Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
6%
24%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Veterans Park Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
n/a
13%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Veterans Park Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
White
80%
55%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Veterans Park Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
8%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Veterans Park Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Veterans Park Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CT.
Diversity Score0.350.43
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Eligible for Free Lunch
3%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
This chart display 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 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRidgefield School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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