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North Stratfield School

Public | K-5 | 483 students

 
 

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Posted May 7, 2012

We have been at the school for 2 years and will be moving out of district over the summer. I know our son will be sad to leave, as he's had a great experience at the school the past couple of years and has made a lot of good friends. The teachers are great - his second grade teacher in particular (unfortunately, she is retiring at the end of the year). It has made all the difference for him since he's had some awful teachers in the past. It's a really nice little community with a big heart, somewhere our son has felt secure and happy. There s some room for improvement with the curriculum, but I think overall the school has done a fantastic job!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 25, 2010

My Kids Love it Love it Love it so we are as a parents
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 5, 2009

My children are very happy there and the teachers are wonderful!!!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 5, 2009

North Stratfield School is phenomenal - the teachers, staff, the children, the parents, the custodians - they come together to form a wonderful community.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 16, 2009

The teachers and staff are absolutely fantastic!!! A great enviroment to learn for children!!!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 23, 2008

wonderful school - so much parent involvement!
—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 Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

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.

85 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
85%

2011

 
 
86%

2010

 
 
87%

2009

 
 
98%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 59% in 2012.

85 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
68%

2011

 
 
74%

2010

 
 
72%

2009

 
 
86%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 63% in 2012.

86 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
78%

2011

 
 
84%

2010

 
 
70%

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.

78 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
92%

2011

 
 
82%

2010

 
 
92%

2009

 
 
92%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 64% in 2012.

78 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
73%

2011

 
 
74%

2010

 
 
82%

2009

 
 
85%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 65% in 2012.

78 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
86%

2011

 
 
78%

2010

 
 
81%

2009

 
 
94%
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.

94 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
85%

2011

 
 
95%

2010

 
 
86%

2009

 
 
95%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 68% in 2012.

94 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
76%

2011

 
 
79%

2010

 
 
74%

2009

 
 
90%
Science

The state average for Science was 64% in 2012.

94 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
73%

2011

 
 
79%

2010

 
 
71%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 68% in 2012.

93 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
85%

2011

 
 
78%

2010

 
 
69%

2009

 
 
90%
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 Students85%
Female86%
Male83%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
White89%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged85%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities89%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English85%

Reading

All Students68%
Female70%
Male67%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
White74%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged70%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities73%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English68%

Writing

All Students78%
Female98%
Male58%
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%
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 Students92%
Female94%
Male91%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
White93%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged92%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities96%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English92%

Reading

All Students73%
Female80%
Male67%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
White74%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged72%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities78%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English73%

Writing

All Students86%
Female100%
Male74%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
White86%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged86%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities92%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English86%
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 Students85%
Female84%
Male86%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White86%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged87%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities94%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English86%

Reading

All Students76%
Female75%
Male77%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White77%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged79%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities86%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English76%

Science

All Students73%
Female67%
Male81%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White73%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged77%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities80%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English74%

Writing

All Students85%
Female86%
Male84%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White83%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged87%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities91%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English86%
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 83% 62%
Hispanic 8% 19%
Asian 6% 4%
Two or more races 2% 1%
Black 1% 13%
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 5%N/A34%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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