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Robertson School

Public | PK-5 | 377 students

 

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Posted June 24, 2011

My son was in kindergarten at Robertson School last year.My experience is good. All the teaching staffs are working hard to improve school result in future. my son's teacher was very caring, systematic, strict and hard-working. The Principal of the school is also very easily approachable. Robertson school arranges various programmes to help their student's academic problems.Most of the staffs are exellent.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 3, 2009

My child is a kindergartner at Robertson Elementary and I find the school to be very poor and not have their ducks in a row at all. There are constant safety issues. The principal is in his own world. My daughter is ignored because she is smart and knows most of the work. Its sad really! I am trying to find her a better school and fast!
—Submitted by a parent


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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.

48 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
71%

2011

 
 
71%

2010

 
 
54%

2009

 
 
92%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 59% in 2012.

45 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
56%

2011

 
 
50%

2010

 
 
46%

2009

 
 
82%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 63% in 2012.

49 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
69%

2011

 
 
70%

2010

 
 
59%

2009

 
 
88%
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.

48 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
63%

2011

 
 
58%

2010

 
 
69%

2009

 
 
82%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 64% in 2012.

43 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
61%

2011

 
 
57%

2010

 
 
55%

2009

 
 
64%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 65% in 2012.

48 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
71%

2011

 
 
65%

2010

 
 
66%

2009

 
 
86%
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.

31 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
61%

2011

 
 
62%

2010

 
 
59%

2009

 
 
74%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 68% in 2012.

28 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
68%

2011

 
 
50%

2010

 
 
47%

2009

 
 
54%
Science

The state average for Science was 64% in 2012.

32 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
44%

2011

 
 
41%

2010

 
 
44%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 68% in 2012.

32 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
72%

2011

 
 
84%

2010

 
 
67%

2009

 
 
73%
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%
Female67%
Male74%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged61%
Not economically disadvantaged85%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities71%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English70%

Reading

All Students56%
Female55%
Male56%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged40%
Not economically disadvantaged75%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities56%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English58%

Writing

All Students69%
Female73%
Male67%
Black55%
Asian Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged55%
Not economically disadvantaged90%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities75%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English68%
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 Students63%
Femalen/a
Male62%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged56%
Not economically disadvantaged70%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities71%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English64%

Reading

All Students61%
Femalen/a
Male63%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged43%
Not economically disadvantaged77%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities65%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English61%

Writing

All Students71%
Female80%
Male64%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged60%
Not economically disadvantaged83%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities76%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English72%
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 Students61%
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities64%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English62%

Reading

All Students68%
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities68%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English69%

Science

All Students44%
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities50%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English43%

Writing

All Students72%
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities79%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English73%
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
Black 29% 13%
Asian 27% 4%
White 20% 62%
Hispanic 19% 19%
Two or more races 3% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 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 48%N/A34%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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Manchester, CT 06040
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