Washington School

  • Washington School serves 309 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15-19% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20-24% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 57%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Washington 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 77% 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

  • Washington School's student population of 309 students has declined by 17% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 34 teachers has grown by 30% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students309 students
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Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Washington School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 951 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Washington School is 0.67, which is more 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 Testing Rank#857 out of 951 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)15-19%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)20-24%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio9:112:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
5%
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Hispanic
45%
25%
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Black
28%
13%
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White
23%
54%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
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Diversity Score0.670.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
76%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameManchester School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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    0.9 miles
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  • Manchester Verplanck School
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    1.1 miles
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    Manchester, CT 06040
    (860) 647-3383
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