Wequonnoc Magnet School

155 Providence St.
Taftville, CT 06380
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Wequonnoc Magnet School serves 274 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (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 35-39% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 57%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Wequonnoc Magnet 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 15:1 is higher than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 68% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

Wequonnoc Magnet School's student population of 274 students has grown by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students274 students
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Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
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School Comparison

Wequonnoc Magnet 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 Wequonnoc Magnet School is 0.73, 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
#738 out of 951 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:112:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
35%
25%
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Black
17%
13%
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White
32%
54%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
14%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.730.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
69%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNorwich School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Wequonnoc Magnet School is Norwich Free Academy (2.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Kelly Steam Magnet Middle School (1.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Moriarty Magnet School (0.6 miles away)
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