Voluntown Elementary School

  • Voluntown Elementary School serves 279 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 65-69% (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 70-74% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 57%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Connecticut state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 45%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Voluntown Elementary School's student population of 279 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students279 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Voluntown Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has decreased from 11:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Voluntown Elementary School is 0.21, 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#333 out of 968 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)65-69%
46%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)70-74%
57%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Voluntown 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 Ratio10:113:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
2%
24%
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Black
3%
13%
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White
89%
55%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
3%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Voluntown Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CT.
Diversity Score0.210.43
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Eligible for Free Lunch
22%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Voluntown 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 NameVoluntown School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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