Veterans Park Elementary School

8 Governor St.
Ridgefield, CT 06877
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
9/
10
Top 20%
Veterans Park Elementary School serves 282 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Veterans Park Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70-74% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 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 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Veterans Park Elementary School's student population of 282 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students282 students
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Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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School Comparison

Veterans Park Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Veterans Park Elementary School is 0.33, which is less 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
#140 out of 951 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-74%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
75-79%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:112:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
6%
5%
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Hispanic
8%
25%
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Black
n/a
13%
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White
81%
54%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.330.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
4%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRidgefield School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Veterans Park Elementary School is Ridgefield High School (3.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is East Ridge Middle School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Ridgefield East Ridge Middle School Math: 66% | Reading: 77%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 6-8 | 697 students
    0.4 miles
    10 East Ridge Rd.
    Ridgefield, CT 06877
    (203) 894-5500
    0.4 6-8 697
  • Ridgefield Farmingville Elementary School Math: 75-79% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-5 | 329 students
    1.9 miles
    324 Farmington Rd.
    Ridgefield, CT 06877
    (203) 894-5570
    1.9 PK-5 329
  • Ridgefield Branchville Elementary School Math: 80-84% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: PK-5 | 360 students
    2.8 miles
    40 Florida Rd.
    Ridgefield, CT 06877
    (203) 894-5850
    2.8 PK-5 360
  • Ridgefield Barlow Mountain Elementary School Math: 75-79% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-5 | 329 students
    3.0 miles
    115 Barlow Mountain Rd.
    Ridgefield, CT 06877
    (203) 894-5800
    3 PK-5 329
  • Ridgefield Scotland Elementary School Math: 85-89% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Grades: PK-5 | 374 students
    3.0 miles
    111 Barlow Mountain Rd.
    Ridgefield, CT 06877
    (203) 894-5825
    3 PK-5 374

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