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Mary R. Fisher Elementary School

Public | PK-4

 

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Posted January 30, 2008

The new early childhood building promotes a wonderful environment for young students from Thompson. Teachers and support staff offer top notch education and are very nurturing to the children.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 10, 2006

The Academic programs at MRFES are wonderful. They have a very active PTO, and The Town Recreation Commission fully support the school by offering plenty of after school activities. The parent involment in this school is above average.
—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 83% in 2013.

79 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
95%

2012

 
 
90%

2011

 
 
83%

2010

 
 
80%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 72% in 2013.

78 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
69%

2012

 
 
80%

2011

 
 
75%

2010

 
 
76%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 80% in 2013.

85 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
80%

2012

 
 
83%

2011

 
 
83%

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.

85 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
75%

2012

 
 
90%

2011

 
 
83%

2010

 
 
91%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 78% in 2013.

85 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
81%

2012

 
 
87%

2011

 
 
77%

2010

 
 
79%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 84% in 2013.

90 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
76%

2012

 
 
90%

2011

 
 
89%

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 Students95%
Female98%
Male92%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
White95%
Economically disadvantaged96%
Not economically disadvantaged94%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities96%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English95%

Reading

All Students69%
Female68%
Male71%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
White71%
Economically disadvantaged56%
Not economically disadvantaged77%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities71%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English69%

Writing

All Students80%
Female80%
Male81%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
White80%
Economically disadvantaged61%
Not economically disadvantaged92%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities90%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English80%
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 Students75%
Female63%
Male87%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White78%
Economically disadvantaged67%
Not economically disadvantaged80%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities79%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English75%

Reading

All Students81%
Female78%
Male84%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White83%
Economically disadvantaged80%
Not economically disadvantaged82%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities82%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English81%

Writing

All Students76%
Female79%
Male73%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White76%
Economically disadvantaged59%
Not economically disadvantaged86%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities81%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English76%
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

Breaking down the GreatSchools Rating

GreatSchools Ratings for this school are based on 2012-2013 test results. Use the breakdown ratings below to compare types of students at this school. Learn more »


Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 92% 61%
Hispanic 5% 20%
Two or more races 3% 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 4%
Black 0% 13%
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 35%N/A35%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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785 Riverside Dr
North Grosvenor, CT 06255
Phone: (860) 923-9142

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