Westover School

  • Westover School serves 681 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 51% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 59% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 57%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Westover School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 76% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 46%.

Top Placements

Westover School places among the top 20% of public schools in Connecticut for:

School Overview

  • Westover School's student population of 681 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 63 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students681 students
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Total Classroom Teachers63 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Westover School is ranked within the top 50% of all 956 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Westover School is 0.74, 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 School Rank (16-17)#469 out of 956 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:112:1
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Asian
12%
5%
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Hispanic
37%
25%
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Black
24%
13%
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White
24%
54%
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Two or more races
3%
3%
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Diversity Score0.740.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
47%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameStamford School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school to Westover School is Stamford Academy (1.2 miles away)
  • The nearest middle school and elementary school is Cloonan School (0.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Stamford Cloonan School
    Grades: 6-8 | 569 students
    0.6 miles
    11 West North St.
    Stamford, CT 06902
    (203)977-4544
    0.6 6-8 569
  • Stamford Hart School
    Grades: K-5 | 631 students
    0.6 miles
    61 Adams Ave.
    Stamford, CT 06902
    (203)977-5082
    0.6 K-5 631
  • Stamford Stamford Charter School For Excellence Charter School
    Grades: PK-3 | 273 students
    0.7 miles
    1 Schuyler Ave.
    Stamford, CT 06902
    (203)989-0000
    0.7 PK-3 273
  • Riverside International School At Dundee
    Grades: K-5 | 365 students
    0.9 miles
    55 Florence Rd.
    Riverside, CT 06878
    (203)637-3800
    0.9 K-5 365
  • Stamford Stillmeadow School
    Grades: K-5 | 654 students
    0.9 miles
    800 Stillwater Rd.
    Stamford, CT 06902
    (203)977-4507
    0.9 K-5 654

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