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Bradley School

Public | PK-5 | 367 students

 
 

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Posted December 3, 2013

My son switched schools in the middle of kindergarten. He loves it here and has learned so much. He is very shy but has adjusted very well and the teachers are very helpful in understanding his needs.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 15, 2013

Student to teacher ratio in kindergarten is above 20 to 1. Bullying seems to be an issue with a class size so large. Unfortunately it was brought up to me by my child and not the teacher after the teacher had witnessed the incident.It is also unevenly distributed with the majority of the class being boys. Child academic expectation are much lower in comparison to other Connecticut districts. During open house teacher stated they expected children to know numbers 1- 30; and had not yet chosen 2013-2014 mathbook of choice for the class. Although the school has a new principal I do expect positive more changes and the the environment and curriculum already in place.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 19, 2013

great school, unfortuately my kids don't always behave so the notes home and calls are excessive.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 9, 2013

Bradley School, is good, teachers always help the kids to improbe every day and are there all the time for parents and kids.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 16, 2009

The teachers and staff are the best! They have made my son's transistion to kindergarten awesome and painless
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 16, 2009

Bradley school was a great school when I attended and it is even better now. The teachers are very caring and are helping our town climb the ladder of success. My daughters go there now and love Bradley school. Bradley School is celebrating 50 Years this year.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 16, 2009

The staff at Bradley School is great! My daughter loves her school and all of her teachers. They all work so hard for our kids!!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 16, 2009

The staff and help at Bradley School is great! I love the fact that they have a no tolerance policy. If you have a situation or problem, they fix it right away. I love the fact that they have full day kindergarten...she learned so much in that year. It has helped her move on in a much faster pace. I also love their PTA group...they work so hard to provide many fun things for our children. So, in a nut shell...Bradely School is the best! :)
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 16, 2009

The teachers & the principal are fantastic--really empower the kids!!! The PTA is also excellent--they do so much for the school & the kids!! I feel safe there.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 7, 2007

This is a good school with a great principal and super PTA. The superintendent and principal are working really hard to improve the academic programs. They also have started many after school enrichment programs. My kids love it there!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 31, 2005

Great School with a wonderful and caring principal! Always striving to make improvements and grow stronger. The PTA is super! Wish the kids could have more gym time, but working on it.
—Submitted by a parent


Community ratings and reviews do not represent the views of GreatSchools nor does GreatSchools check their accuracy or verify the reviewers' identities. Use your discretion when evaluating these reviews.

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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.

53 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
91%

2012

 
 
85%

2011

 
 
80%

2010

 
 
88%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 72% in 2013.

52 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
77%

2012

 
 
82%

2011

 
 
66%

2010

 
 
84%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 80% in 2013.

53 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
85%

2012

 
 
66%

2011

 
 
74%

2010

 
 
90%
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.

51 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
78%

2012

 
 
80%

2011

 
 
87%

2010

 
 
72%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 78% in 2013.

51 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
78%

2012

 
 
73%

2011

 
 
66%

2010

 
 
56%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 84% in 2013.

53 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
77%

2012

 
 
77%

2011

 
 
94%

2010

 
 
82%
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.

43 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
65%

2012

 
 
80%

2011

 
 
76%

2010

 
 
80%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 79% in 2013.

43 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
72%

2012

 
 
77%

2011

 
 
60%

2010

 
 
73%
Science

The state average for Science was 82% in 2013.

46 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
78%

2012

 
 
88%

2011

 
 
76%

2010

 
 
78%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 88% in 2013.

47 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
79%

2012

 
 
88%

2011

 
 
87%

2010

 
 
87%
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 Students91%
Female85%
Male96%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
White92%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged91%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities92%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English90%

Reading

All Students77%
Female81%
Male72%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
White79%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged79%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities80%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English79%

Writing

All Students85%
Female93%
Male76%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
White85%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged85%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities92%
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

Math

All Students78%
Female82%
Male76%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White80%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged82%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities81%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English82%

Reading

All Students78%
Female82%
Male76%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White83%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged82%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities81%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English82%

Writing

All Students77%
Female78%
Male77%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White83%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged85%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities87%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English78%
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 Students65%
Female76%
Male55%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
White70%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged72%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities76%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English66%

Reading

All Students72%
Female76%
Male68%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
White78%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged80%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities84%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English73%

Science

All Students78%
Female86%
Male72%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White86%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged82%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities92%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English80%

Writing

All Students79%
Female86%
Male73%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White82%
Economically disadvantaged70%
Not economically disadvantaged85%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities92%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English78%
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 69% 61%
Hispanic 17% 20%
Black 8% 13%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 3% 4%
Two or more races 3% 2%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 1% 0%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 33%N/A35%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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155 David Humphreys Rd
Derby, CT 06418
Phone: (203) 736-5040

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