412 Stillwater Ave.
Stamford, CT 06902
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Westover School serves 681 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Westover 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 48% (which is equal to the Connecticut state average of 48%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 59% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 58%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 77% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 46% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Westover School's student population of 681 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 63 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
681 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
63 teachers
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School Rankings

Westover 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 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 Data
This School
State Level (CT)
Overall Testing Rank
#507 out of 957 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
48%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
58%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
13%
5%
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Hispanic
37%
25%
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Black
24%
13%
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White
23%
54%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.74
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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 District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Students: 681 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 77%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in CT
  • Math Proficiency
    : 48% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 59% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.74 (Top 5%)

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