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Great Plain School

Public | K-5 | 299 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 67% in 2012.

44 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
71%

2011

 
 
76%

2010

 
 
70%

2009

 
 
90%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 59% in 2012.

44 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
64%

2011

 
 
69%

2010

 
 
70%

2009

 
 
64%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 63% in 2012.

48 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
61%

2011

 
 
71%

2010

 
 
47%

2009

 
 
82%
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.

32 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
94%

2011

 
 
84%

2010

 
 
78%

2009

 
 
90%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 64% in 2012.

32 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
88%

2011

 
 
80%

2010

 
 
72%

2009

 
 
87%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 65% in 2012.

34 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
80%

2011

 
 
77%

2010

 
 
62%

2009

 
 
91%
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 72% in 2012.

43 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
74%

2011

 
 
85%

2010

 
 
85%

2009

 
 
87%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 68% in 2012.

42 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
74%

2011

 
 
70%

2010

 
 
56%

2009

 
 
69%
Science

The state average for Science was 64% in 2012.

47 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
68%

2011

 
 
63%

2010

 
 
48%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 68% in 2012.

47 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
62%

2011

 
 
70%

2010

 
 
64%

2009

 
 
78%
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 Students71%
Female71%
Male70%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
White81%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged77%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities68%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English76%

Reading

All Students64%
Female67%
Male60%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
White72%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged74%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities66%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English68%

Writing

All Students61%
Female69%
Male50%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
White72%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged70%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities66%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English64%
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 Students94%
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
White92%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged96%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities97%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English94%

Reading

All Students88%
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
White85%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged92%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities90%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English87%

Writing

All Students80%
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
White82%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged85%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities87%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English82%
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 Students74%
Female62%
Male86%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White72%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged77%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities77%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English76%

Reading

All Students74%
Female70%
Male77%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White76%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged76%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities74%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English76%

Science

All Students68%
Female73%
Male64%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White67%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged73%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities77%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English70%

Writing

All Students62%
Female68%
Male56%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White56%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged67%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities72%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English63%
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 52% 62%
Hispanic 38% 19%
Asian 5% 4%
Black 3% 13%
Two or more races 2% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 40%N/A34%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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