55 Dikeman Street
Waterbury, CT 06704
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Walsh School serves 434 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Walsh 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 14% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 48%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 18% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 58%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 46% (majority Hispanic and Black).

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School Overview

Walsh School's student population of 434 students has grown by 20% over five school years.
The teacher population of 51 teachers has grown by 41% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
434 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
51 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Walsh School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 957 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Walsh School is 0.52, 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 Data
This School
State Level (CT)
Overall Testing Rank
#899 out of 957 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
14%
48%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
18%
58%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
12:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
64%
25%
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Black
27%
13%
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White
5%
54%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CT.
Diversity Score
0.52
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Eligible for Free Lunch
68%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 434 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 95%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in CT
  • Math Proficiency
    : 14% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 18% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.52 (Top 50%)

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