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Posted October 15, 2010

I love Burr Elementary School because the teachers and administrators their are awesome. They have made an impact on their students lives by helping to to achieve the school standards required by the Board of Education.
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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.

75 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
63%

2012

 
 
73%

2011

 
 
65%

2010

 
 
67%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 72% in 2013.

75 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
49%

2012

 
 
57%

2011

 
 
69%

2010

 
 
59%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 80% in 2013.

81 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
68%

2012

 
 
70%

2011

 
 
71%

2010

 
 
65%
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.

67 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
55%

2012

 
 
64%

2011

 
 
90%

2010

 
 
58%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 78% in 2013.

64 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
33%

2012

 
 
50%

2011

 
 
54%

2010

 
 
42%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 84% in 2013.

75 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
51%

2012

 
 
61%

2011

 
 
81%

2010

 
 
57%
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.

63 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
37%

2012

 
 
48%

2011

 
 
56%

2010

 
 
64%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 79% in 2013.

62 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
50%

2012

 
 
52%

2011

 
 
39%

2010

 
 
40%
Science

The state average for Science was 82% in 2013.

75 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
44%

2012

 
 
39%

2011

 
 
45%

2010

 
 
52%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 88% in 2013.

75 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
61%

2012

 
 
69%

2011

 
 
63%

2010

 
 
67%
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 86% in 2013.

50 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
62%

2012

 
 
61%

2011

 
 
84%

2010

 
 
82%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 85% in 2013.

52 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
58%

2012

 
 
54%

2011

 
 
62%

2010

 
 
65%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 84% in 2013.

62 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
53%

2012

 
 
64%

2011

 
 
77%

2010

 
 
73%
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 85% in 2013.

58 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
52%

2012

 
 
82%

2011

 
 
81%

2010

 
 
85%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 87% in 2013.

53 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
70%

2012

 
 
72%

2011

 
 
57%

2010

 
 
65%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 83% in 2013.

64 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
50%

2012

 
 
50%

2011

 
 
49%

2010

 
 
51%
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 86% in 2013.

49 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
76%

2012

 
 
57%

2011

 
 
66%

2010

 
 
64%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 86% in 2013.

47 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
45%

2012

 
 
53%

2011

 
 
48%

2010

 
 
53%
Science

The state average for Science was 77% in 2013.

60 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
37%

2012

 
 
37%

2011

 
 
38%

2010

 
 
46%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 86% in 2013.

60 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
53%

2012

 
 
46%

2011

 
 
43%

2010

 
 
38%
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 Students63%
Female67%
Male58%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic65%
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged64%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities63%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English70%

Reading

All Students49%
Female64%
Male33%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic48%
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged50%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities49%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English62%

Writing

All Students68%
Female78%
Male59%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic68%
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged69%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities75%
English language learners48%
Proficient in English75%
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 Students55%
Female58%
Male54%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic56%
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged55%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities56%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English68%

Reading

All Students33%
Female31%
Male34%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic34%
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged33%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities33%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English44%

Writing

All Students51%
Female55%
Male48%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic59%
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged51%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities57%
English language learners25%
Proficient in English60%
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 Students37%
Female32%
Male41%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic36%
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged37%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities37%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English40%

Reading

All Students50%
Female51%
Male48%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic47%
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged50%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities50%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English58%

Science

All Students44%
Female45%
Male43%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic41%
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged44%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities52%
English language learners24%
Proficient in English52%

Writing

All Students61%
Female71%
Male51%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic59%
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged61%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities71%
English language learners43%
Proficient in English69%
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 Students62%
Female57%
Male68%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic57%
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged62%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities63%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English74%

Reading

All Students58%
Female46%
Male71%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic50%
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged58%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities59%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English74%

Writing

All Students53%
Female53%
Male53%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic47%
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged53%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities65%
English language learners18%
Proficient in English73%
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 Students52%
Female46%
Male56%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic55%
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged52%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities52%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English63%

Reading

All Students70%
Female64%
Male74%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic73%
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged70%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities71%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English84%

Writing

All Students50%
Female48%
Male51%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic61%
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged50%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities55%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English62%
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 Students76%
Female77%
Male74%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic74%
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged76%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities73%
English language learners55%
Proficient in English90%

Reading

All Students45%
Female46%
Male43%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic44%
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged45%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities42%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English59%

Science

All Students37%
Female42%
Male31%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic38%
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged37%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities44%
English language learners15%
Proficient in English55%

Writing

All Students53%
Female61%
Male45%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic49%
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged53%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities64%
English language learners37%
Proficient in English67%
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
Hispanic 74% 20%
Black 14% 13%
Two or more races 5% 2%
White 5% 61%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 2% 4%
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 100%N/A35%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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