Darien Public Schools

Source & Methodology

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Due to Covid-19, standardized testing did not take place during the 2019-2020 academic school year. Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.
  • All data updated June 2021

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Darien School District Details

Darien School District
2 Renshaw Road
Darien, CT 06820

4,737 Students enrolled in District

7 Schools in District

11 Students Per Classroom (State average is 12)

Darien School District School Quality Ratings

District Quality Compared to Connecticut

(10 is best)

Better than of CT school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of U.S. school districts.



Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

100 80 60 40 20 0
85%
51%
85%
56%
85%
47%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
District
State

Schools in this District

School Grades
Darien High School
80 High School Ln.
Darien, CT, 06820
09-12
Hindley Elementary School
10 Nearwater Ln.
Darien, CT, 06820
PK-05
Holmes Elementary School
18 Hoyt St.
Darien, CT, 06820
PK-05
Middlesex Middle School
204 Hollow Tree Ridge Rd.
Darien, CT, 06820
06-08
Ox Ridge Elementary School
395 Mansfield Ave.
Darien, CT, 06820
PK-05
Royle Elementary School
133 Mansfield Ave.
Darien, CT, 06820
PK-05
Tokeneke Elementary School
7 Old Farm Rd.
Darien, CT, 06820
PK-05

School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 87.6% 53.3%
Black 1.1% 13.1%
Hispanic 5.8% 27.9%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 5.4% 5.4%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.1% 0.4%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 2.7% 41.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 1.6% 35.7%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 1.1% 6.1%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $13,554 $64,911,000 55.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $2,119 $10,146,000 8.6%
Staff $1,454 $6,965,000 5.9%
General Administration $477 $2,285,000 1.9%
School Administration $1,208 $5,783,000 4.9%
Operation $2,013 $9,639,000 8.2%
Transportation $719 $3,442,000 2.9%
Other $1,106 $5,299,000 4.5%
Total Support $9,096 $43,559,000 36.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,984 $9,502,000 8.1%
Total Expenditures $24,634 $117,972,000 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $11,752 $6,147,666,000 52.9%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,423 $744,314,000 6.4%
Staff $694 $362,924,000 3.1%
General Administration $494 $258,434,000 2.2%
School Administration $1,197 $626,350,000 5.4%
Operation $1,751 $915,940,000 7.9%
Transportation $1,039 $543,508,000 4.7%
Other $724 $378,851,000 3.3%
Total Support $7,322 $3,830,321,000 33.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,134 $1,639,379,000 14.1%
Total Expenditures $22,208 $11,617,366,000 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,069 $358,201,987,000 50.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $716 $36,303,849,544 5.1%
Staff $569 $28,839,133,000 4.1%
General Administration $233 $11,807,269,000 1.7%
School Administration $680 $34,450,660,000 4.8%
Operation $1,094 $55,418,509,000 7.8%
Transportation $494 $25,019,268,456 3.5%
Other $430 $21,796,799,000 3.1%
Total Support $4,216 $213,635,488,000 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,767 $140,198,177,000 19.7%
Total Expenditures $14,052 $712,035,652,000 100.0%