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South End School

Public | K-5 | 245 students

 
 

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5 stars


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Posted February 15, 2009

South End has wonderful, caring teachers with small class sizes. My son has had a very positive school experience here.
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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.

48 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
83%

2011

 
 
94%

2010

 
 
93%

2009

 
 
97%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 59% in 2012.

47 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
62%

2011

 
 
77%

2010

 
 
63%

2009

 
 
76%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 63% in 2012.

48 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
75%

2011

 
 
90%

2010

 
 
63%

2009

 
 
85%
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.

31 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
97%

2011

 
 
87%

2010

 
 
74%

2009

 
 
100%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 64% in 2012.

30 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
87%

2011

 
 
69%

2010

 
 
61%

2009

 
 
86%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 65% in 2012.

31 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
94%

2011

 
 
65%

2010

 
 
63%

2009

 
 
100%
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.

43 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
93%

2011

 
 
87%

2010

 
 
91%

2009

 
 
100%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 68% in 2012.

41 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
85%

2011

 
 
72%

2010

 
 
78%

2009

 
 
93%
Science

The state average for Science was 64% in 2012.

44 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
84%

2011

 
 
81%

2010

 
 
69%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 68% in 2012.

44 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
82%

2011

 
 
68%

2010

 
 
72%

2009

 
 
95%
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 Students83%
Female79%
Male88%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
White81%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged82%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities88%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English83%

Reading

All Students62%
Female58%
Male65%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
White58%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged58%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities65%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English61%

Writing

All Students75%
Female79%
Male71%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
White76%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged73%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities81%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English74%
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 Students97%
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
White100%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged97%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities100%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English97%

Reading

All Students87%
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
White85%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged89%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities87%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English87%

Writing

All Students94%
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
White96%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged93%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities97%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English94%
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 Students93%
Female92%
Malen/a
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White92%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged92%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities98%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English93%

Reading

All Students85%
Female96%
Malen/a
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White82%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged90%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities87%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English85%

Science

All Students84%
Female88%
Malen/a
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White86%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged88%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities90%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English84%

Writing

All Students82%
Female88%
Malen/a
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White83%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged85%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities92%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English82%
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
White 82% 62%
Hispanic 7% 19%
Two or more races 6% 1%
Asian 2% 4%
Black 2% 13%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 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 7%N/A34%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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514 South End Rd
Plantsville, CT 06479
Phone: (860) 628-3320

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