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Oswegatchie Elementary School

Public | PK-5

 
 

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Posted April 5, 2011

This is a wonderful school. It was rebuilt in 2009 and has impressive facilities. The principal and teachers are wonderful and really care about the students. There is a no bully policy and they have no problem in that area. Each classroom has a promethean board, which allows for more interactive learning. This school is good at recognizing each child's weakness/strengths and tailoring their work accordingly. I highly recommend this school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 24, 2006

We love this school. Our son is doing very well. The teachers and administrators are just great. And he is learning so much.
—Submitted by a parent


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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.

66 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
89%

2012

 
 
92%

2011

 
 
81%

2010

 
 
97%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 72% in 2013.

65 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
82%

2012

 
 
83%

2011

 
 
77%

2010

 
 
83%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 80% in 2013.

67 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
91%

2012

 
 
97%

2011

 
 
90%

2010

 
 
90%
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.

70 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
81%

2012

 
 
77%

2011

 
 
94%

2010

 
 
88%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 78% in 2013.

70 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
87%

2012

 
 
78%

2011

 
 
84%

2010

 
 
78%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 84% in 2013.

71 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
97%

2012

 
 
82%

2011

 
 
93%

2010

 
 
93%
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.

72 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
83%

2012

 
 
90%

2011

 
 
95%

2010

 
 
93%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 79% in 2013.

71 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
80%

2012

 
 
79%

2011

 
 
81%

2010

 
 
84%
Science

The state average for Science was 82% in 2013.

73 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
88%

2012

 
 
87%

2011

 
 
94%

2010

 
 
98%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 88% in 2013.

73 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
91%

2012

 
 
94%

2011

 
 
94%

2010

 
 
96%
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 Students89%
Female86%
Male92%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
White90%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged89%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities98%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English91%

Reading

All Students82%
Female79%
Male84%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
White81%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged84%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities94%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English83%

Writing

All Students91%
Female93%
Male90%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
White90%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged91%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities96%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English91%
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 Students81%
Female84%
Male79%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White82%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged86%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities83%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English81%

Reading

All Students87%
Female89%
Male85%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White87%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged92%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities90%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English87%

Writing

All Students97%
Female100%
Male94%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White97%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged97%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities99%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English97%
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 Students83%
Female91%
Male76%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
White84%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged85%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities98%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English83%

Reading

All Students80%
Female83%
Male78%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
White80%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged82%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities95%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English80%

Science

All Students88%
Female92%
Male84%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White90%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged90%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities100%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English88%

Writing

All Students91%
Female97%
Male84%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White92%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged93%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities98%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English91%
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 82% 61%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 6% 4%
Hispanic 6% 20%
Black 4% 13%
Two or more races 2% 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 15%N/A35%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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470 Boston Post Rd
Waterford, CT 06385
Phone: (860) 442-4331

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