Waltersville School

150 Hallett Street
Bridgeport, CT 06608
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Bottom 50%
Serving 440 students in grades Prekindergarten-8, Waltersville 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 9% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 40%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 15% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 50%).
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to 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 51% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 440 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 95%
  • : Bottom 50% in CT
  • : 9% (Btm 50%)
  • : 15% (Btm 50%)
  • : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Waltersville School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Connecticut for:

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School Overview

Waltersville School's student population of 440 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
440 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
37 teachers
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School Rankings

Waltersville School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 942 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Waltersville School is 0.51, 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)
#881 out of 942 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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9%
40%
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15%
50%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Waltersville 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 2021-22 school year data.
15-19%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Waltersville School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1
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American Indian
1%
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Asian
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5%
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Hispanic
64%
29%
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Black
29%
13%
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White
5%
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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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Connecticut.
0.51
This chart display the diversity score of Waltersville School and the public school average diversity score of Connecticut by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
74%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Waltersville School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Waltersville School's ranking?
Waltersville School is ranked #881 out of 942 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Connecticut.
What schools are Waltersville School often compared to?
Waltersville Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Barnum School, Luis Munoz Marin School, Park City Prep Charter School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
9% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CT state average), while 15% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 50% CT state average).
How many students attend Waltersville School?
440 students attend Waltersville School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
64% of Waltersville School students are Hispanic, 29% of students are Black, 5% of students are White, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Waltersville School?
Waltersville School has a student ration of 12:1, which is equal to the Connecticut state average of 12:1.
What grades does Waltersville School offer ?
Waltersville School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-8 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Waltersville School part of?
Waltersville School is part of Bridgeport School District.
In what neighborhood is Waltersville School located?
Waltersville School is located in the East Side neighborhood of Bridgeport, CT. There are 5 other public schools located in East Side.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 440 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 95%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 9% (Btm 50%)
  • : 15% (Btm 50%)
  • : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

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