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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.
—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.

70 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
44%

2011

 
 
33%

2010

 
 
33%

2009

 
 
40%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 59% in 2012.

67 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
40%

2011

 
 
46%

2010

 
 
37%

2009

 
 
23%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 63% in 2012.

74 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
49%

2011

 
 
43%

2010

 
 
38%

2009

 
 
46%
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.

72 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
36%

2011

 
 
68%

2010

 
 
32%

2009

 
 
52%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 64% in 2012.

72 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
32%

2011

 
 
41%

2010

 
 
22%

2009

 
 
35%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 65% in 2012.

80 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
29%

2011

 
 
49%

2010

 
 
24%

2009

 
 
59%
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.

65 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
34%

2011

 
 
35%

2010

 
 
27%

2009

 
 
54%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 68% in 2012.

62 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
39%

2011

 
 
24%

2010

 
 
21%

2009

 
 
50%
Science

The state average for Science was 64% in 2012.

72 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
22%

2011

 
 
10%

2010

 
 
13%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 68% in 2012.

71 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
44%

2011

 
 
30%

2010

 
 
35%

2009

 
 
69%
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 70% in 2012.

57 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
32%

2011

 
 
62%

2010

 
 
40%

2009

 
 
71%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 74% in 2012.

54 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
48%

2011

 
 
47%

2010

 
 
41%

2009

 
 
52%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 67% in 2012.

64 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
36%

2011

 
 
39%

2010

 
 
37%

2009

 
 
67%
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.

50 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
52%

2011

 
 
48%

2010

 
 
43%

2009

 
 
57%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 80% in 2012.

46 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
59%

2011

 
 
45%

2010

 
 
42%

2009

 
 
31%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 66% in 2012.

60 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
32%

2011

 
 
27%

2010

 
 
25%

2009

 
 
31%
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 67% in 2012.

60 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
27%

2011

 
 
31%

2010

 
 
28%

2009

 
 
43%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 77% in 2012.

59 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
37%

2011

 
 
32%

2010

 
 
37%

2009

 
 
29%
Science

The state average for Science was 62% in 2012.

67 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
19%

2011

 
 
18%

2010

 
 
17%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 68% in 2012.

67 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
15%

2011

 
 
18%

2010

 
 
13%

2009

 
 
44%
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 Students44%
Female53%
Male38%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic44%
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged44%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities46%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English52%

Reading

All Students40%
Female50%
Male32%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic37%
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged40%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities40%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English48%

Writing

All Students49%
Female63%
Male38%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic46%
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged49%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities54%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English56%
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 Students36%
Female32%
Male42%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic30%
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged36%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities38%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English42%

Reading

All Students32%
Female29%
Male36%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic30%
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged32%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities32%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English42%

Writing

All Students29%
Female27%
Male31%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic29%
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged29%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities32%
English language learners9%
Proficient in English36%
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 Students34%
Female35%
Male32%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic31%
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged34%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities34%
English language learners0%
Proficient in English54%

Reading

All Students39%
Female34%
Male44%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic33%
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged39%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities39%
English language learners4%
Proficient in English61%

Science

All Students22%
Female21%
Male24%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic16%
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged22%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities26%
English language learners0%
Proficient in English35%

Writing

All Students44%
Female40%
Male49%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic37%
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged44%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities51%
English language learners8%
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 Students32%
Female25%
Male36%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic33%
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged32%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities32%
English language learners5%
Proficient in English47%

Reading

All Students48%
Female48%
Male48%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic43%
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged48%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities49%
English language learners14%
Proficient in English70%

Writing

All Students36%
Female46%
Male29%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic28%
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged36%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities42%
English language learners17%
Proficient in English48%
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 Students52%
Female58%
Male46%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic55%
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged52%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities51%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English68%

Reading

All Students59%
Female67%
Male50%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic62%
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged59%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities58%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English75%

Writing

All Students32%
Female45%
Male17%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic31%
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged32%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities40%
English language learners8%
Proficient in English47%
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 Students27%
Female22%
Male33%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic28%
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged27%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities28%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English34%

Reading

All Students37%
Female36%
Male39%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic37%
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged37%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities38%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English50%

Science

All Students19%
Female13%
Male29%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic20%
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged19%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities22%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English27%

Writing

All Students15%
Female15%
Male15%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic14%
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged15%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities17%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English21%
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
Hispanic 73% 19%
Black 19% 13%
White 5% 62%
Asian 2% 4%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 1%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 100%N/A34%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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