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Franklin School

Public | PK-6 | 291 students

 

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Posted February 13, 2012

I was apprehensive about my kindergartner going to this school. The outside is rundown and needs repairs. The playground leaves a lot to be desired, as does the location. I am happy to say I was wrong! The environment is warm and inviting, the principal is a miracle worker and I love my daughter's teacher. Thank you Franklin!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 10, 2011

A great school, wonderful staff and family environment. Congratulations FES for the Lone Pine Award!!!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 5, 2010

I just love this school!!! There is such a sense of community here. They (faculty/administration) really go out of their way to help families better educate children and give positive experiences
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 17, 2009

The only reason why i gave it all 5 stars is because Mrs. Gorton she is the best! Thanks for teaching me Mrs. Gorton
—Submitted by a student


Posted June 25, 2009

This is an awesome school and the staff encourages kids to do their best. Great staff support. My kid really enjoyed natures classrooma and has made some great progress too.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 29, 2008

Franklin School is wonderful. I have two kids. One was in second grade last year and the other is in kindergarten now. Both of them love being there. The new principal is very warm and friendly. The art,gym, and music teachers are their favorite. Although, they love their classroom teachers, they know they are cared for by any staff member in the building. I also heard about the nature's classroom and cannot wait for them to be a part of that in the coming years.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 10, 2007

I think Franklin is a great school with wonderful support for parents and kids. The nature classroom program is also one of the good things the kids participate in.
—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.

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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.

29 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
69%

2012

 
 
82%

2011

 
 
93%

2010

 
 
76%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 72% in 2013.

28 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
50%

2012

 
 
71%

2011

 
 
80%

2010

 
 
66%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 80% in 2013.

30 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
63%

2012

 
 
91%

2011

 
 
83%

2010

 
 
78%
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.

30 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
97%

2012

 
 
95%

2011

 
 
78%

2010

 
 
88%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 78% in 2013.

30 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
87%

2012

 
 
92%

2011

 
 
75%

2010

 
 
76%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 84% in 2013.

32 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
91%

2012

 
 
98%

2011

 
 
81%

2010

 
 
95%
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.

36 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
86%

2012

 
 
72%

2011

 
 
83%

2010

 
 
80%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 79% in 2013.

36 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
72%

2012

 
 
67%

2011

 
 
80%

2010

 
 
74%
Science

The state average for Science was 82% in 2013.

37 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
78%

2012

 
 
68%

2011

 
 
81%

2010

 
 
76%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 88% in 2013.

37 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
89%

2012

 
 
85%

2011

 
 
98%

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

The state average for Math was 86% in 2013.

37 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
86%

2012

 
 
93%

2011

 
 
82%

2010

 
 
75%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 85% in 2013.

37 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
84%

2012

 
 
88%

2011

 
 
84%

2010

 
 
71%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 84% in 2013.

41 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
81%

2012

 
 
95%

2011

 
 
81%

2010

 
 
88%
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 Students69%
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities78%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English65%

Reading

All Students50%
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities61%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English41%

Writing

All Students63%
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged55%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities78%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English54%
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 Students97%
Female96%
Malen/a
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged95%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities96%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English96%

Reading

All Students87%
Female88%
Malen/a
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged80%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities93%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English85%

Writing

All Students91%
Female96%
Malen/a
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged86%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities96%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English89%
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 Students86%
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged83%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities91%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English85%

Reading

All Students72%
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged78%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities79%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English73%

Science

All Students78%
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged75%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities85%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English79%

Writing

All Students89%
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged88%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities91%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English88%
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 Students86%
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged84%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities86%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English86%

Reading

All Students84%
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged80%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities86%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English84%

Writing

All Students81%
Femalen/a
Male73%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged72%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities92%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English81%
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

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 36% 61%
Hispanic 35% 20%
Black 22% 13%
Two or more races 4% 2%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 3% 4%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
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 75%N/A35%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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Stratford, CT 06615
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