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Savin Rock Community School

Public | PK-4 | 510 students

 

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Posted August 14, 2011

This schools is not very parent friendly. I never feel that I know what is going on in the classroom or the school in general, even after many attempts to get involved. Walkways and courtyards are not fully shoveled in the winter for walkers, even after I direct comment from the principal that he was going to make sure it got done. Several times I have shown up for school plays and parents had to wait outside (one time in the freezing cold), until they opened the side door for us. There were very old grandparents and babies waiting outside...20+ minutes. If you want to improve test scores to get yourself off of the list of failing schools in the state start with reaching out to the parents....there is a HUGE school (teacher)-parent disconnect at that school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 23, 2011

Andrea estefania cRUZ. dime en donde te encuentraaas.- SOy emiliooo.. tu eres lo unico mas especial para mi... Esperare a tu regresoo!!


Posted April 29, 2010

I went there when I was a kid, and now my son is there in Kindergarten. The school does a great job teaching, and my son is learning a lot.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 7, 2006

Savin Rock has a very dedicated and caring staff.
—Submitted by a staff


Posted May 16, 2004

savin rock is a wonderful school. i have gone to savin roc kand am now graduating from bailey middle shcool. the teachers are wonderful as is the principal. Ms.Malloy , a 4th grade teacher, is a wondeful teacher as are the rest of the teachers. there are special education classes and special programs to help those who are advanced. there is also an elevator for those with disabilities. the school is just all around wonderful.
—Submitted by a former student


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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.

77 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
55%

2012

 
 
59%

2011

 
 
58%

2010

 
 
79%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 72% in 2013.

77 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
49%

2012

 
 
48%

2011

 
 
53%

2010

 
 
58%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 80% in 2013.

88 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
51%

2012

 
 
65%

2011

 
 
62%

2010

 
 
64%
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.

91 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
48%

2012

 
 
63%

2011

 
 
71%

2010

 
 
74%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 78% in 2013.

90 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
63%

2012

 
 
59%

2011

 
 
59%

2010

 
 
56%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 84% in 2013.

96 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
76%

2012

 
 
64%

2011

 
 
76%

2010

 
 
77%
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 Students55%
Female48%
Male63%
Black43%
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic46%
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged53%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities55%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English55%

Reading

All Students49%
Female48%
Male52%
Black48%
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic43%
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged47%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities51%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English53%

Writing

All Students51%
Female65%
Male38%
Black56%
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic50%
White50%
Economically disadvantaged49%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities60%
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 Students48%
Female40%
Male56%
Black38%
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic44%
Multiracialn/a
White63%
Economically disadvantaged46%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities52%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English53%

Reading

All Students63%
Female65%
Male62%
Black54%
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic57%
Multiracialn/a
White71%
Economically disadvantaged62%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities68%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English67%

Writing

All Students76%
Female87%
Male65%
Black76%
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic69%
Multiracialn/a
White83%
Economically disadvantaged76%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities83%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English80%
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 43% 20%
White 27% 61%
Black 24% 13%
Two or more races 4% 2%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 2% 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 76%N/A35%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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50 Park St
West Haven, CT 06516
Phone: (203) 931-6850

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