West Bristol School

500 Clark Avenue
Bristol, CT 06010
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
West Bristol School serves 906 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
West Bristol 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 34% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 48%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 58%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 48% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

West Bristol School's student population of 906 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 62 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students906 students
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Total Classroom Teachers62 teachers
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School Rankings

West Bristol School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 957 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of West Bristol School is 0.60, 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 Testing Rank
#708 out of 957 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
48%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
58%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:112:1
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American Indian
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Asian
3%
5%
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Hispanic
36%
25%
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Black
6%
13%
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White
52%
54%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.600.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
42%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBristol School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to West Bristol School is Terryville High School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Eli Terry Junior Middle School (1.2 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Terryville Plymouth Alternative High School Alternative School

    0.8 miles
    77 Main Street
    Terryville, CT 06786
    (860) 314-8005
    0.8 n/a n/a
  • Terryville Eli Terry Junior Middle School Math: 55% | Reading: 61%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 351 students
    1.2 miles
    21 North Main Street
    Terryville, CT 06786
    (860) 314-2790
    1.2 6-8 351
  • Terryville Harry S. Fisher Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 331 students
    1.2 miles
    79 North Main Street
    Terryville, CT 06786
    (860) 314-2770
    1.2 K-5 331
  • Terryville Terryville High School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 447 students
    1.3 miles
    33 North Harwinton Avenue
    Terryville, CT 06786
    (860) 314-2777
    1.3 9-12 447
  • Bristol Chippens Hill Middle School Math: 32% | Reading: 48%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 725 students
    1.4 miles
    551 Peacedale St.
    Bristol, CT 06010
    (860) 584-3881
    1.4 6-8 725

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