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North Windham School

Public | K-4 | 423 students

 

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Posted May 4, 2009

I am not happy with north windham school at all ,my 2 first graders are reading below level and dont feel they get the one on one they need, I have one teacher that is fighting for the one on one and seems to be getting nowhere with the school, also I signed up in Oct.2008 for the tutoring and just recently 5/09 statred thier tutoring and they will probably not finish as school is almost over, they will probably havreto go to summer school not fair to them>>> homework for first graders are sometimes 4 pages a night when can these kids just be kids 7 hours of school and another 2 hours of homework !!!!!!!!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 23, 2008

I am not happy with north windham school at all and am currently looking to move my child out of this school. I feel they are failing my child and do not take the time to give him the extra help he needs
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Posted July 2, 2008

Teachers try their best with what is offered. I feel Windham is a step below area schools.
—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.

About these ratings

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.

68 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
56%

2011

 
 
44%

2010

 
 
46%

2009

 
 
71%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 59% in 2012.

68 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
44%

2011

 
 
49%

2010

 
 
40%

2009

 
 
57%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 63% in 2012.

73 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
34%

2011

 
 
52%

2010

 
 
59%

2009

 
 
75%
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

 
 
42%

2011

 
 
57%

2010

 
 
43%

2009

 
 
75%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 64% in 2012.

70 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
37%

2011

 
 
46%

2010

 
 
40%

2009

 
 
55%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 65% in 2012.

77 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
38%

2011

 
 
53%

2010

 
 
49%

2009

 
 
71%
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 Students56%
Female58%
Male53%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic59%
White57%
Economically disadvantaged51%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities56%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English55%

Reading

All Students44%
Female46%
Male42%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic39%
White62%
Economically disadvantaged33%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities46%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English57%

Writing

All Students34%
Female44%
Male24%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic36%
White38%
Economically disadvantaged26%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities38%
English language learners5%
Proficient in English45%
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 Students42%
Female41%
Male42%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic33%
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged35%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities43%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English54%

Reading

All Students37%
Female37%
Male38%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic25%
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged25%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities37%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English47%

Writing

All Students38%
Female44%
Male31%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic32%
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged29%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities41%
English language learnersn/a
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

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Hispanic 59% 19%
White 30% 62%
Black 6% 13%
Two or more races 3% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 0%
Asian 0% 4%
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 73%N/A34%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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North Windham, CT 06256
Phone: (860) 465-2400

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