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Great Plain School

Public | K-5 | 314 students

 
 

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Posted May 19, 2012

my child (2nd grade) is being manipulated by another child at this school, and the teacher doesn't seem to realize it, or chooses to ignore what's going on. I think I'll be removing my child from this school, he's only learning bad language and inappropriate behavior here. the school has no student directory either, so I cannot even reach out to other parents, it's very discouraging.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 26, 2009

I am impressed by the caring and dedication of the staff. This is a small school where the staff knows everyones name.
—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 83% in 2013.

39 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
74%

2012

 
 
93%

2011

 
 
88%

2010

 
 
93%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 72% in 2013.

35 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
71%

2012

 
 
84%

2011

 
 
88%

2010

 
 
83%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 80% in 2013.

38 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
79%

2012

 
 
79%

2011

 
 
88%

2010

 
 
80%
Scale: % level 3, 4, or 5

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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.

Source: Connecticut Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 84% in 2013.

53 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
83%

2012

 
 
100%

2011

 
 
95%

2010

 
 
92%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 78% in 2013.

49 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
78%

2012

 
 
91%

2011

 
 
89%

2010

 
 
78%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 84% in 2013.

53 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
79%

2012

 
 
91%

2011

 
 
95%

2010

 
 
88%
Scale: % level 3, 4, or 5

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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.

Source: Connecticut Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 84% in 2013.

40 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
70%

2012

 
 
95%

2011

 
 
94%

2010

 
 
90%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 79% in 2013.

33 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
85%

2012

 
 
81%

2011

 
 
77%

2010

 
 
82%
Science

The state average for Science was 82% in 2013.

42 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
67%

2012

 
 
87%

2011

 
 
94%

2010

 
 
81%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 88% in 2013.

35 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
80%

2012

 
 
89%

2011

 
 
91%

2010

 
 
91%
Scale: % level 3, 4, or 5

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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.

Source: Connecticut Department of Education

Math

All Students74%
Femalen/a
Male81%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged79%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities75%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English83%

Reading

All Students71%
Femalen/a
Male75%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged75%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities72%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English80%

Writing

All Students79%
Femalen/a
Male70%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
White75%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged80%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities88%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English79%
Scale: % level 3, 4, or 5

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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.

Source: Connecticut Department of Education

Math

All Students83%
Female86%
Male80%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White97%
Economically disadvantaged64%
Not economically disadvantaged97%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities83%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English95%

Reading

All Students78%
Female81%
Male74%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White93%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged94%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities77%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English93%

Writing

All Students79%
Female89%
Male68%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White97%
Economically disadvantaged62%
Not economically disadvantaged91%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities86%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English87%
Scale: % level 3, 4, or 5

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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.

Source: Connecticut Department of Education

Math

All Students70%
Female77%
Malen/a
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
White88%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged81%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities71%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English88%

Reading

All Students85%
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
White92%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged92%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities84%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English93%

Science

All Students67%
Female77%
Male55%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White88%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged82%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities68%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English82%

Writing

All Students80%
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White88%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged88%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities84%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English88%
Scale: % level 3, 4, or 5

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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.

Source: Connecticut Department of Education

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 51% 61%
Hispanic 38% 20%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 4% 4%
Black 3% 13%
Two or more races 3% 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 44%N/A35%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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Danbury, CT 06811
Phone: (203) 797-4749

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