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Shelton School District

GreatSchools Rating: 7 out of 10. GreatSchools Ratings are based on test results. 10 is best.
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124 Meadow St
Shelton, CT 06484
Fairfield County
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PH: (203) 924-1023

  • Grades PK-12
  • 5228 students
  • 9 schools

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 CMT Results

Scale: % at or above proficient

Grade 3

Reading
 86% (2013)
 83% (2012)
 78% (2011)
 82% (2010)
 82% (2009)
 78% (2008)
 79% (2007)
 77% (2006)
The state average for Reading was 72% in 2013.

Writing
 92% (2013)
 87% (2012)
 87% (2011)
 88% (2010)
 92% (2009)
 92% (2008)
 88% (2007)
 90% (2006)
The state average for Writing was 80% in 2013.

Math
 93% (2013)
 90% (2012)
 87% (2011)
 89% (2010)
 89% (2009)
 86% (2008)
 86% (2007)
 82% (2006)
The state average for Math was 83% in 2013.

Source: CT Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 4

Reading
 88% (2013)
 89% (2012)
 84% (2011)
 87% (2010)
 83% (2009)
 75% (2008)
 79% (2007)
 76% (2006)
The state average for Reading was 78% in 2013.

Writing
 92% (2013)
 93% (2012)
 92% (2011)
 93% (2010)
 92% (2009)
 88% (2008)
 87% (2007)
 88% (2006)
The state average for Writing was 84% in 2013.

Math
 91% (2013)
 94% (2012)
 91% (2011)
 93% (2010)
 87% (2009)
 84% (2008)
 86% (2007)
The state average for Math was 84% in 2013.

Source: CT Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 5

Reading
 85% (2013)
 88% (2012)
 85% (2011)
 85% (2010)
 85% (2009)
 86% (2008)
 82% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 79% in 2013.

Science
 89% (2013)
 91% (2012)
 91% (2011)
 91% (2010)
 91% (2008)
The state average for Science was 82% in 2013.

Writing
 94% (2013)
 93% (2012)
 93% (2011)
 93% (2010)
 90% (2009)
 92% (2008)
 92% (2007)
 92% (2006)
The state average for Writing was 88% in 2013.

Math
 91% (2013)
 90% (2012)
 94% (2011)
 92% (2010)
 85% (2009)
 90% (2008)
 87% (2007)
 85% (2006)
The state average for Math was 84% in 2013.

Source: CT Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 6

Reading
 93% (2013)
 94% (2012)
 94% (2011)
 92% (2010)
 91% (2009)
 84% (2008)
 89% (2007)
 88% (2006)
The state average for Reading was 85% in 2013.

Writing
 92% (2013)
 92% (2012)
 94% (2011)
 91% (2010)
 90% (2009)
 83% (2008)
 89% (2007)
 92% (2006)
The state average for Writing was 84% in 2013.

Math
 94% (2013)
 94% (2012)
 97% (2011)
 93% (2010)
 93% (2009)
 90% (2008)
 90% (2007)
 90% (2006)
The state average for Math was 86% in 2013.

Source: CT Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 7

Reading
 93% (2013)
 95% (2012)
 89% (2011)
 95% (2010)
 91% (2009)
 90% (2008)
 87% (2007)
 82% (2006)
The state average for Reading was 87% in 2013.

Writing
 95% (2013)
 91% (2012)
 86% (2011)
 90% (2010)
 88% (2009)
 84% (2008)
 88% (2007)
 89% (2006)
The state average for Writing was 83% in 2013.

Math
 96% (2013)
 95% (2012)
 93% (2011)
 95% (2010)
 91% (2009)
 91% (2008)
 90% (2007)
 85% (2006)
The state average for Math was 85% in 2013.

Source: CT Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 8

Reading
 95% (2013)
 90% (2012)
 91% (2011)
 87% (2010)
 87% (2009)
 87% (2008)
 84% (2007)
 87% (2006)
The state average for Reading was 86% in 2013.

Science
 81% (2013)
 79% (2012)
 83% (2011)
 76% (2010)
 85% (2008)
The state average for Science was 77% in 2013.

Writing
 93% (2013)
 92% (2012)
 92% (2011)
 87% (2010)
 90% (2009)
 90% (2008)
 86% (2007)
 84% (2006)
The state average for Writing was 86% in 2013.

Math
 95% (2013)
 94% (2012)
 95% (2011)
 92% (2010)
 92% (2009)
 89% (2008)
 86% (2007)
 87% (2006)
The state average for Math was 86% in 2013.

Source: CT Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

About the Tests

  • In 2008-2009 Connecticut used the Connecticut Mastery Test (CMT) to test students' skills in reading, writing and math in grades 3 through 8, and in science in grades 5 and 8.
  • The CMT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Connecticut.

Testing in Connecticut: An Overview

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 CMT Results By Subgroup

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.

Scale: % at or above proficient

Grade 3
ReadingThis District
All Students86%
Female87%
Male85%
Blackn/a
Asian American96%
Hispanic71%
Multiracialn/a
White88%
Economically disadvantaged79%
Not economically disadvantaged88%
Students without disabilities87%
English language learners73%
Proficient in English87%

WritingThis District
All Students92%
Female95%
Male88%
Blackn/a
Asian American97%
Hispanic79%
Multiracialn/a
White94%
Economically disadvantaged86%
Not economically disadvantaged93%
Students with disabilities55%
Students without disabilities97%
English language learners77%
Proficient in English93%

MathThis District
All Students93%
Female92%
Male94%
Blackn/a
Asian American100%
Hispanic82%
Multiracialn/a
White95%
Economically disadvantaged81%
Not economically disadvantaged95%
Students with disabilities71%
Students without disabilities95%
English language learners86%
Proficient in English93%
Source: CT Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 4
ReadingThis District
All Students88%
Female89%
Male87%
Blackn/a
Asian American100%
Hispanic59%
Multiracialn/a
White91%
Economically disadvantaged76%
Not economically disadvantaged91%
Students with disabilities70%
Students without disabilities89%
Proficient in English89%

WritingThis District
All Students92%
Female96%
Male89%
Blackn/a
Asian American97%
Hispanic83%
Multiracialn/a
White93%
Economically disadvantaged80%
Not economically disadvantaged95%
Students with disabilities60%
Students without disabilities97%
Proficient in English92%

MathThis District
All Students91%
Female93%
Male90%
Blackn/a
Asian American100%
Hispanic72%
Multiracialn/a
White94%
Economically disadvantaged78%
Not economically disadvantaged94%
Students with disabilities76%
Students without disabilities92%
Proficient in English92%
Source: CT Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 5
ReadingThis District
All Students85%
Female85%
Male85%
Black67%
Asian American93%
Hispanic85%
Multiracialn/a
White86%
Economically disadvantaged74%
Not economically disadvantaged88%
Students with disabilities44%
Students without disabilities90%
Proficient in English86%

ScienceThis District
All Students89%
Female85%
Male92%
Black70%
Asian American97%
Hispanic85%
Multiracialn/a
White90%
Economically disadvantaged77%
Not economically disadvantaged92%
Students with disabilities53%
Students without disabilities95%
Proficient in English90%

WritingThis District
All Students94%
Female95%
Male94%
Black83%
Asian American100%
Hispanic92%
Multiracialn/a
White95%
Economically disadvantaged88%
Not economically disadvantaged96%
Students with disabilities75%
Students without disabilities97%
Proficient in English95%

MathThis District
All Students91%
Female89%
Male93%
Black67%
Asian American97%
Hispanic92%
Multiracialn/a
White93%
Economically disadvantaged85%
Not economically disadvantaged93%
Students with disabilities54%
Students without disabilities96%
Proficient in English92%
Source: CT Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 6
ReadingThis District
All Students93%
Female91%
Male94%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic86%
Multiracialn/a
White94%
Economically disadvantaged83%
Not economically disadvantaged96%
Students with disabilities76%
Students without disabilities95%
Proficient in English93%

WritingThis District
All Students92%
Female95%
Male88%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic88%
Multiracialn/a
White92%
Economically disadvantaged85%
Not economically disadvantaged94%
Students with disabilities65%
Students without disabilities96%
Proficient in English92%

MathThis District
All Students94%
Female93%
Male95%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic88%
Multiracialn/a
White96%
Economically disadvantaged84%
Not economically disadvantaged97%
Students with disabilities79%
Students without disabilities96%
Proficient in English95%
Source: CT Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 7
ReadingThis District
All Students93%
Female91%
Male95%
Blackn/a
Asian American93%
Hispanic93%
Multiracialn/a
White93%
Economically disadvantaged84%
Not economically disadvantaged95%
Students without disabilities94%
Proficient in English94%

WritingThis District
All Students95%
Female94%
Male95%
Blackn/a
Asian American100%
Hispanic90%
Multiracialn/a
White95%
Economically disadvantaged93%
Not economically disadvantaged95%
Students with disabilities61%
Students without disabilities98%
Proficient in English95%

MathThis District
All Students96%
Female94%
Male97%
Blackn/a
Asian American100%
Hispanic93%
Multiracialn/a
White96%
Economically disadvantaged90%
Not economically disadvantaged97%
Students without disabilities97%
Proficient in English96%
Source: CT Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 8
ReadingThis District
All Students95%
Female97%
Male93%
Blackn/a
Asian American100%
Hispanic88%
Multiracialn/a
White96%
Economically disadvantaged81%
Not economically disadvantaged98%
Students with disabilities78%
Students without disabilities96%
Proficient in English95%

ScienceThis District
All Students81%
Female86%
Male76%
Blackn/a
Asian American91%
Hispanic74%
Multiracialn/a
White82%
Economically disadvantaged58%
Not economically disadvantaged87%
Students with disabilities35%
Students without disabilities87%
Proficient in English82%

WritingThis District
All Students93%
Female97%
Male89%
Blackn/a
Asian American96%
Hispanic91%
Multiracialn/a
White93%
Economically disadvantaged84%
Not economically disadvantaged96%
Students with disabilities61%
Students without disabilities97%
Proficient in English94%

MathThis District
All Students95%
Female97%
Male93%
Blackn/a
Asian American100%
Hispanic93%
Multiracialn/a
White96%
Economically disadvantaged85%
Not economically disadvantaged98%
Students with disabilities71%
Students without disabilities97%
Proficient in English96%
Source: CT Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

About the Tests

  • In 2008-2009 Connecticut used the Connecticut Mastery Test (CMT) to test students' skills in reading, writing and math in grades 3 through 8, and in science in grades 5 and 8.
  • The CMT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Connecticut.
  • The different student groups are identified by the Connecticut Department of Education. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Testing in Connecticut: An Overview

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 CAPT Results

Scale: % at or above proficient

Grade 10

Reading
 93% (2013)
 87% (2012)
 87% (2011)
 92% (2010)
 84% (2009)
 94% (2008)
 88% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 81% in 2013.

Science
 91% (2013)
 92% (2012)
 88% (2011)
 89% (2010)
 80% (2009)
 89% (2008)
 89% (2007)
The state average for Science was 82% in 2013.

Writing
 93% (2013)
 96% (2012)
 92% (2011)
 94% (2010)
 89% (2009)
 95% (2008)
 90% (2007)
The state average for Writing was 89% in 2013.

Math
 88% (2013)
 90% (2012)
 85% (2011)
 88% (2010)
 87% (2009)
 90% (2008)
 86% (2007)
The state average for Math was 79% in 2013.

Source: CT Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

About the Tests

  • In 2007-2008 Connecticut used the Connecticut Academic Performance Test (CAPT) to test students' skills in reading, writing, science and math in grade 10.
  • The CAPT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Connecticut.

Testing in Connecticut: An Overview

See Connecticut's state standards

Compare all high schools in this district

Back to top >
 CAPT Results By Subgroup

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.

Scale: % at or above proficient

Grade 10
ReadingThis District
All Students93%
Female97%
Male88%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic82%
Multiracialn/a
White95%
Economically disadvantaged86%
Not economically disadvantaged95%
Students with disabilities57%
Students without disabilities95%
Proficient in English93%

ScienceThis District
All Students91%
Female92%
Male89%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic83%
Multiracialn/a
White91%
Economically disadvantaged85%
Not economically disadvantaged93%
Students with disabilities39%
Students without disabilities96%
Proficient in English91%

WritingThis District
All Students93%
Female97%
Male89%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic93%
Multiracialn/a
White93%
Economically disadvantaged90%
Not economically disadvantaged94%
Students with disabilities42%
Students without disabilities98%
Proficient in English93%

MathThis District
All Students88%
Female86%
Male91%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic79%
Multiracialn/a
White90%
Economically disadvantaged78%
Not economically disadvantaged91%
Students with disabilities38%
Students without disabilities91%
Proficient in English88%
Source: CT Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

About the Tests

  • In 2008-2009 Connecticut used the Connecticut Academic Performance Test (CAPT) to test students' skills in reading, writing, science and math in grade 10.
  • The CAPT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Connecticut.
  • The different student groups are identified by the Connecticut Department of Education. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Testing in Connecticut: An Overview

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 Teachers

 
Teacher data was not reported for this district.

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 Students

 
Student Ethnicity
Information about this data
Source:
EthnicityThis DistrictState Average
Unspecified100%n/a

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 Spending Per Pupil

 

Finance data was not reported for this district.

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