Washington Primary School

  • Washington Primary School serves 147 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 75-79% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 80-84% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 57%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Washington Primary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 46%.

Top Placements

Washington Primary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Connecticut for:

School Overview

  • Washington Primary School's student population of 147 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 16 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students147 students
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Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Washington Primary School is ranked within the top 10% of all 956 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has decreased from 10:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Washington Primary School is 0.29, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (CT)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#59 out of 956 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)75-79%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Washington Primary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)80-84%
57%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Washington Primary 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio9:112:1
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Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
14%
25%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Washington Primary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
n/a
13%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Washington Primary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
White
83%
54%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Washington Primary School and the percentage of White public school students in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Two or more races
2%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Washington Primary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Washington Primary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CT.
Diversity Score0.290.64
This chart display the diversity score of Washington Primary School and the public school average diversity score of Connecticut by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
14%
31%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Washington Primary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRegional School District 12 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Washington Primary School is Shepaug Valley School (2.6 miles away)
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