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Lake Garda Elementary School

Public | PK-4 | 574 students

 

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Posted March 3, 2013

Out of all schools in ct, for my children, this school is outstanding, they really put an effort into our kids, and i find my child comes home very happy each and every day. yes give these teachers a raise.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 19, 2013

Great school, great kids, great staff and great administrators. I'm glad we were able to find a town with such a great school.
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Posted October 17, 2006

I have two kids at Lake Garda, one in K and one in Pre-K. The one in Pre-K absolutely loves it. My son in K is doing well, but does not love the amount of structure. The communication between school and home is wonderful. I am very happy with the school, the teachers and the administration. The PTA is very involved, a great group to be associated with. The VP is over the top, great! Would highly recommend.
—Submitted by a parent


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

The state average for Math was 67% in 2012.

121 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
79%

2011

 
 
72%

2010

 
 
84%

2009

 
 
89%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 59% in 2012.

121 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
78%

2011

 
 
76%

2010

 
 
82%

2009

 
 
86%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 63% in 2012.

119 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
76%

2011

 
 
85%

2010

 
 
83%

2009

 
 
92%
Scale: % level 4 or 5

About the tests


In 2011-2012 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.
Beginning in the 2009-2010 school year, the Connecticut Department of Education implemented new definitions of what it means to be proficient on the CMT test. The new standards for proficiency are higher than in previous years and the percent of students earning a proficient score is expected to be lower as a result of this change.

Source: Connecticut Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 68% in 2012.

97 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
78%

2011

 
 
81%

2010

 
 
71%

2009

 
 
93%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 64% in 2012.

97 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
85%

2011

 
 
80%

2010

 
 
80%

2009

 
 
93%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 65% in 2012.

97 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
89%

2011

 
 
90%

2010

 
 
80%

2009

 
 
93%
Scale: % level 4 or 5

About the tests


In 2011-2012 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.
Beginning in the 2009-2010 school year, the Connecticut Department of Education implemented new definitions of what it means to be proficient on the CMT test. The new standards for proficiency are higher than in previous years and the percent of students earning a proficient score is expected to be lower as a result of this change.

Source: Connecticut Department of Education

Math

All Students79%
Female79%
Male78%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
White81%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged79%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities83%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English79%

Reading

All Students78%
Female84%
Male72%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
White79%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged79%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities82%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English78%

Writing

All Students76%
Female93%
Male62%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
White75%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged77%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities81%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English76%
Scale: % level 4 or 5

About the tests


In 2011-2012 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.
Beginning in the 2009-2010 school year, the Connecticut Department of Education implemented new definitions of what it means to be proficient on the CMT test. The new standards for proficiency are higher than in previous years and the percent of students earning a proficient score is expected to be lower as a result of this change.

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.

Source: Connecticut Department of Education

Math

All Students78%
Female75%
Male82%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
White79%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged78%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities82%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English78%

Reading

All Students85%
Female83%
Male86%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
White87%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged84%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities85%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English85%

Writing

All Students89%
Female96%
Male82%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
White90%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged88%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities91%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English89%
Scale: % level 4 or 5

About the tests


In 2011-2012 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.
Beginning in the 2009-2010 school year, the Connecticut Department of Education implemented new definitions of what it means to be proficient on the CMT test. The new standards for proficiency are higher than in previous years and the percent of students earning a proficient score is expected to be lower as a result of this change.

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.

Source: Connecticut Department of Education

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 92% 62%
Hispanic 5% 19%
Asian 2% 4%
Black 1% 13%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 1%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 4%N/A34%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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Burlington, CT 06013
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