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Cider Mill School

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5 stars

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6 reviews of this school


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Posted April 11, 2013

I loveeeee! this school, we are diplomats, and we are moving all around the world, I have to say that this is school is one of the best, the teachers are really nice, ( Miss Wilson, and Howell are great) , My Daughter Isidora is a "happy camper". Thank's
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 5, 2012

This is a large school with a small school feel. It has amazing facilities. The teachers and other educators and administrators are motivated and caring and very knowledgeable. The students are kind and generally very happy. There is a real sense of a caring community and good learning at Cider Mill School.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 17, 2012

This school is beautiful in its facilities and in the teaching that goes on there. My children are thriving and learning academics as well as how to get along in the world at this wonderful school. Great, dedicated teachers and staff. We are so fortunate to be in this town and this school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 10, 2008

My daughter just finished at Cider Mill and my son just began. Daughter's experience in the Cannondale house was outstanding. Fantastic teachers, lots of individual attention, great communication with me as needed. My son is in Belden Hill house. He absolutely loves his teacher, and is excited and engaged by the learning experience. Front office staff is a bit on the stern side, but it's only notable because the rest of the school staff is so great.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 26, 2004

Cider Mill is an outstanding school with very devoted and competent teachers and a wonderful administration. Children are challenged academically, supported, and taught respect for each other.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 23, 2004

Me and my children moved here over the Christmas holiday, and my 4th grade son has completely adjusted to Cider Mills. He was welcomed by all with smiling faces. They teach the children not only book smart, but how to be respectful to other children and adults. It has made the move so much easier that my children enjoy school in Wilton.
—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.

296 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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97%

2012

 
 
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2011

 
 
96%

2010

 
 
95%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 72% in 2013.

297 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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96%

2012

 
 
93%

2011

 
 
93%

2010

 
 
94%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 80% in 2013.

299 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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95%

2012

 
 
93%

2011

 
 
93%

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

The state average for Math was 84% in 2013.

356 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
97%

2012

 
 
96%

2011

 
 
97%

2010

 
 
98%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 78% in 2013.

352 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
97%

2012

 
 
95%

2011

 
 
95%

2010

 
 
93%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 84% in 2013.

364 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
95%

2012

 
 
96%

2011

 
 
96%

2010

 
 
97%
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.

330 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
97%

2012

 
 
97%

2011

 
 
98%

2010

 
 
99%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 79% in 2013.

329 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
93%

2012

 
 
96%

2011

 
 
97%

2010

 
 
98%
Science

The state average for Science was 82% in 2013.

334 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
96%

2012

 
 
97%

2011

 
 
97%

2010

 
 
99%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 88% in 2013.

334 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
96%

2012

 
 
97%

2011

 
 
97%

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 Students97%
Female97%
Male96%
Blackn/a
Asian American95%
Hispanicn/a
White97%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged97%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities98%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English97%

Reading

All Students96%
Female98%
Male93%
Blackn/a
Asian American100%
Hispanicn/a
White96%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged96%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities97%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English96%

Writing

All Students95%
Female98%
Male91%
Blackn/a
Asian American100%
Hispanicn/a
White95%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged95%
Students with disabilities67%
Students without disabilities97%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English95%
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%
Female98%
Male97%
Blackn/a
Asian American96%
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White98%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged97%
Students with disabilities85%
Students without disabilities99%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English97%

Reading

All Students97%
Female97%
Male96%
Blackn/a
Asian American100%
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White97%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged97%
Students with disabilities68%
Students without disabilities100%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English97%

Writing

All Students95%
Female97%
Male92%
Blackn/a
Asian American100%
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White95%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged94%
Students with disabilities76%
Students without disabilities98%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English95%
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%
Female95%
Male98%
Blackn/a
Asian American100%
Hispanicn/a
White96%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged97%
Students with disabilities77%
Students without disabilities99%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English96%

Reading

All Students93%
Female94%
Male92%
Blackn/a
Asian American94%
Hispanicn/a
White93%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged93%
Students with disabilities66%
Students without disabilities97%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English93%

Science

All Students96%
Female95%
Male98%
Blackn/a
Asian American97%
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White96%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged96%
Students with disabilities79%
Students without disabilities99%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English96%

Writing

All Students96%
Female98%
Male93%
Blackn/a
Asian American97%
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White95%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged96%
Students with disabilities77%
Students without disabilities98%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English96%
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 89% 61%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 7% 4%
Black 2% 13%
Hispanic 2% 20%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 2%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 2%N/A35%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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240 School Rd
Wilton, CT 06897
Phone: (203) 762-3351

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