W. B. Sweeney School serves 229 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
W. B. Sweeney School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 6-9% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 15-19% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 51%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 50% (majority Hispanic).
Quick Stats (2023)
- Grades: Kindergarten-5
- Enrollment: 229 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
- Minority Enrollment: 89%
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50% in CT
- Math Proficiency: 6-9% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 15-19% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education
W. B. Sweeney School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Connecticut for:
Percent Eligible For Free Lunch
W. B. Sweeney School's student population of 229 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has declined by 20% over five school years.
(offers virtual instruction)
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
W. B. Sweeney School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 940 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of W. B. Sweeney School is 0.35, 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.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (CT)
Overall Testing Rank
#848 out of 940 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) 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?
229 students attend W. B. Sweeney School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
80% of W. B. Sweeney School students are Hispanic, 11% of students are White, 4% of students are Black, 4% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of W. B. Sweeney School?
W. B. Sweeney School has a student ration of 10:1, 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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