Washington School

685 Baldwin St.
Waterbury, CT 06706
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Bottom 50%
Serving 283 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Washington 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 ≤5% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 39%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 6-9% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 51%).
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 51% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 283 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 92%
  • : Bottom 50% in CT
  • : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Washington School's student population of 283 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has declined by 22% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
283 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
17 teachers
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School Rankings

Washington School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 940 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Washington School is 0.40, 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.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CT)
#919 out of 940 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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≤5%
39%
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6-9%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
12:1
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American Indian
1%
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Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
76%
29%
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Black
12%
13%
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White
8%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.40
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Eligible for Free Lunch
71%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (20-21)
1%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Washington School's ranking?
Washington School is ranked #919 out of 940 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Connecticut.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
≤5% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 39% CT state average), while 6-9% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CT state average).
How many students attend Washington School?
283 students attend Washington School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
76% of Washington School students are Hispanic, 12% of students are Black, 8% of students are White, 3% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Washington School?
Washington School has a student ration of 17:1, which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 12:1.
What grades does Washington School offer ?
Washington School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Washington School part of?
Washington School is part of Waterbury School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 283 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 92%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

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