Waltersville School

  • Waltersville School serves 490 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 12% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 19% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 57%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the Connecticut state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 45%.

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School Overview

  • Waltersville School's student population of 490 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 37 teachers has grown by 19% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students490 students
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Total Classroom Teachers37 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Waltersville School's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Waltersville School is 0.50, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. 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#946 out of 968 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
12%
46%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
19%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:113:1
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Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
63%
24%
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Black
33%
13%
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White
4%
55%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Waltersville School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CT.
Diversity Score0.500.63
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Eligible for Free Lunch
72%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
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 2012-13 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBRIDGEPORT SCHOOL DISTRICT School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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