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Dominick H. Ferrara School
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This school is rated about average in school quality compared to other schools in Connecticut. Students here perform below average on state tests, ... More are making below average year-over-year academic improvement, and this school has above average results in how well it’s serving disadvantaged students.

ACADEMICS

4/10

Test scores

Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

A worrisome sign:

Test scores at this school fall below the state average. This suggests that most students at this school may not be performing at grade level.


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Ask the school what it’s doing to help students who are behind. Understand what on-track learning looks like,... More and explore higher-performing schools in your area to find the best opportunities for your child to succeed.


Subject
% Proficient
Math
49%
State avg: 48%
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English
37%
State avg: 56%
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3/10

Student progress

This rating measures how much students at this school improved from one year to the next, compared to students with similar proficiency levels at other schools in the state.

A worrisome sign:

Students at this school are making less academic progress given where they were last year, compared to similar students in the state.

Low progress with low test scores means... that students are starting at a low point and falling farther behind their peers.


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Ask the school how it interprets this rating and how it might use this information to improve its programs.

Equity

7/10

Equity overview

Is this school offering opportunity for all its students, or leaving some kids behind? Successful schools are working to close the achievement gap.

A promising sign:

Disadvantaged students at this school are performing better than other students in the state, though this school may still have achievement gaps.


Parent tip:

Schools that close the gap between different student groups are doing something right! Explore the Race/ethnicity and Low-income sections below to learn more.... More These 5 things will help you start a conversation at your school about helping all students succeed.

ENVIRONMENT

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Student demographics

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White
65%
Hispanic
22%
Asian
6%
Black
5%
Two or more races
2%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander
<1%
American Indian/Alaska Native
<1%

Teachers & staff

Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
15 :1
State avg: 12 :1
Students per counselor
138 :1
State avg: 316 :1
Percentage of teachers with 3 or more years experience
100%
State avg: 90%
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Neighborhood

22 Maynard Road
East Haven, CT 06513
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