Wendell L. Cross School

  • Wendell L. Cross School serves 350 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 35-39% (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 40-44% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 57%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Connecticut state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 45%.

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School Overview

  • Wendell L. Cross School's student population of 350 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 20 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students350 students
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Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Wendell L. Cross School's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Wendell L. Cross School is 0.65, which is more 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#782 out of 968 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
46%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:113:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
2%
5%
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Hispanic
50%
24%
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Black
19%
13%
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White
26%
55%
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Two or more races
2%
3%
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Diversity Score0.650.63
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Eligible for Free Lunch
46%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWATERBURY SCHOOL DISTRICT School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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