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Driggs School

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Posted January 10, 2013

Driggs School has come a long way. The school has had its share of downhill moments. Since then, the school has gotten a new administrational staff, and some new teachers. This school is definatly not the way it was. I love the new staff. I, as a parent am pleased with the change. I hope that we can get more parent involvement. It is needed for the kids!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 22, 2008

This school is no good. There are many biter and hipocrites staff. The bathrooms are nasty,the luch room is like a boot camp with whistles, and yelling.Do you want your children to be controled or positively disipline???This is why i took my children out of this school because they were not learning.The school needs to focus more on the students education and less on the behavior logs that they bring home. this school needs new leadership and caring teachers that are truly devoted to there carrier.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 26, 2005

Two children graduated from Driggs. We credit all the Driggs Teachers for the success stories. Both students had a different learning problem. My daughter had an Expressive Disorder misdiagnosed by a Parochial School. Thanks to two PPT's at our Public Schools they properly found the problem and gave her the help needed. This was in language arts and reading. She went to West Side and Kenndy HS had 2nd honors 3yrs. excelled in Girls B-Ball. She graduated upper 3rd of her HS class/set a record in Girls B-Ball 40pts. She got an AS from Mitchell College in May 2005/was Center/girls B-Ball with 2 All Tournament Awards/MVP. My son ADHD since 3rd grade. He was suspended numerous times. With the proper help the Driggs Staff supplied PPt's and Remedial Reading and Math courses you guessed it 2nd honors at West Side/now a Junior in HS. Great School/Great Teachers. Janet Graham
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Posted April 13, 2005

the principal and the vice principal they are not great leadership.
—Submitted by a parent


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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 83% in 2013.

55 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
47%

2012

 
 
65%

2011

 
 
80%

2010

 
 
74%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 72% in 2013.

52 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
37%

2012

 
 
43%

2011

 
 
45%

2010

 
 
59%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 80% in 2013.

61 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
43%

2012

 
 
70%

2011

 
 
58%

2010

 
 
62%
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.

78 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
45%

2012

 
 
61%

2011

 
 
68%

2010

 
 
58%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 78% in 2013.

78 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
40%

2012

 
 
43%

2011

 
 
47%

2010

 
 
36%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 84% in 2013.

82 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
67%

2012

 
 
56%

2011

 
 
55%

2010

 
 
56%
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.

76 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
46%

2012

 
 
55%

2011

 
 
67%

2010

 
 
68%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 79% in 2013.

74 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
41%

2012

 
 
50%

2011

 
 
34%

2010

 
 
43%
Science

The state average for Science was 82% in 2013.

78 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
46%

2012

 
 
48%

2011

 
 
50%

2010

 
 
45%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 88% in 2013.

78 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
58%

2012

 
 
60%

2011

 
 
70%

2010

 
 
53%
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 Students47%
Female55%
Male39%
Black35%
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic50%
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged48%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities51%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English43%

Reading

All Students37%
Female36%
Male38%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic41%
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged39%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities38%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English33%

Writing

All Students43%
Female56%
Male28%
Black41%
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic42%
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged43%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities53%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English43%
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 Students45%
Female42%
Male47%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic43%
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged43%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities49%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English46%

Reading

All Students40%
Female24%
Male51%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic25%
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged37%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities43%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English41%

Writing

All Students67%
Female71%
Male64%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic65%
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged66%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities75%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English71%
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 Students46%
Female48%
Male44%
Black32%
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic48%
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged47%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities52%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English51%

Reading

All Students41%
Female44%
Male36%
Black24%
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic46%
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged39%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities48%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English43%

Science

All Students46%
Female42%
Male51%
Black36%
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic46%
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged45%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities57%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English50%

Writing

All Students58%
Female65%
Male49%
Black55%
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic57%
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged57%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities71%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English61%
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
Hispanic 57% 20%
Black 31% 13%
White 11% 61%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 4%
Two or more races 1% 2%
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 94%N/A35%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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Waterbury, CT 06710
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