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Wequonnoc School

Public | PK-5 | 260 students

 

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Posted Thursday, April 17, 2014

As a concerned Grandparent of three Granddaughters and a Grandson who has attended Wequonnoc School at one time or another over the past eight years , I highly approve of the quality education the school provides for each and every student! The staff of Wequonnoc School goes way above and beyond to see that each students needs are met even if it means that child receive extra help for special needs! My seven year old Granddaughter is currently in the first grade at Wequonnoc and whereas her last school was quite uncaring at times of her being unable to keep up with her class, this school has given her the extra help she needs to boost her self esteem. I highly commend Wequonnoc School for being a quality educator!


Posted October 17, 2008

i really love this school they are very caring and understanding to each childs needs !!!
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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.

40 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
43%

2011

 
 
25%

2010

 
 
31%

2009

 
 
40%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 59% in 2012.

41 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
39%

2011

 
 
26%

2010

 
 
38%

2009

 
 
42%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 63% in 2012.

44 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
41%

2011

 
 
24%

2010

 
 
36%

2009

 
 
72%
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.

40 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
23%

2011

 
 
38%

2010

 
 
32%

2009

 
 
74%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 64% in 2012.

40 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
33%

2011

 
 
59%

2010

 
 
26%

2009

 
 
65%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 65% in 2012.

42 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
17%

2011

 
 
49%

2010

 
 
38%

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

The state average for Math was 72% in 2012.

31 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
45%

2011

 
 
38%

2010

 
 
57%

2009

 
 
60%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 68% in 2012.

31 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
39%

2011

 
 
29%

2010

 
 
56%

2009

 
 
43%
Science

The state average for Science was 64% in 2012.

36 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
25%

2011

 
 
16%

2010

 
 
31%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 68% in 2012.

36 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
28%

2011

 
 
20%

2010

 
 
54%

2009

 
 
74%
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 Students43%
Femalen/a
Male36%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged36%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities49%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English46%

Reading

All Students39%
Femalen/a
Male32%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged33%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities45%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English42%

Writing

All Students41%
Femalen/a
Male35%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
White33%
Economically disadvantaged32%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities50%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English44%
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 Students23%
Femalen/a
Male27%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged19%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities25%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English21%

Reading

All Students33%
Femalen/a
Male41%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged25%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities36%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English33%

Writing

All Students17%
Female5%
Male27%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged12%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities19%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English17%
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 Students45%
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged43%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities47%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English48%

Reading

All Students39%
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged36%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities40%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English41%

Science

All Students25%
Femalen/a
Male35%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged22%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities30%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English27%

Writing

All Students28%
Femalen/a
Male15%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged28%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities33%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English30%
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 37% 62%
Hispanic 26% 19%
Black 22% 13%
Two or more races 12% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 2% 0%
Asian 1% 4%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 1% 0%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 83%N/A34%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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Taftville, CT 06380
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