W. B. Sweeney School

60 Oak Hill Dr.
Willimantic, CT 06226
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Bottom 50%
Serving 213 students in grades Kindergarten-5, W. B. Sweeney School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 6-9% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 39%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 15-19% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 51%).
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 86% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 51% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 213 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 86%
  • : Bottom 50% in CT
  • : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

W. B. Sweeney School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Connecticut for:

School Overview

W. B. Sweeney School's student population of 213 students has declined by 17% over five school years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has declined by 14% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
213 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
23 teachers
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School Rankings

W. B. Sweeney School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 940 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of W. B. Sweeney School is 0.33, 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)
#848 out of 940 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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6-9%
39%
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15-19%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
12:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
81%
29%
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Black
3%
13%
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White
14%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.33
This chart display the diversity score of W. B. Sweeney School and the public school average diversity score of Connecticut by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
76%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is W. B. Sweeney School's ranking?
W. B. Sweeney School is ranked #848 out of 940 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Connecticut.
What schools are W. B. Sweeney School often compared to?
W. B. Sweeney Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Natchaug School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
6-9% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 39% CT state average), while 15-19% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CT state average).
How many students attend W. B. Sweeney School?
213 students attend W. B. Sweeney School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
81% of W. B. Sweeney School students are Hispanic, 14% of students are White, 3% of students are Black, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of W. B. Sweeney School?
W. B. Sweeney School has a student ration of 9:1, which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 12:1.
What grades does W. B. Sweeney School offer ?
W. B. Sweeney School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is W. B. Sweeney School part of?
W. B. Sweeney School is part of Windham School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 213 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 86%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

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