Darien, CT
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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:
  • Test data: Reflects 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

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Darien School District Details

Darien School District
2 Renshaw Road
Darien, CT 06820

4,801 Students enrolled in District

7 Schools in District

11 Students Per Classroom (State average is 13)

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)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

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
KG-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) 89.8% 56.5%
Black 0.8% 13.2%
Hispanic 4.8% 24.7%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 4.4% 5.3%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.1% 0.4%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 2.2% 34.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 1.7% 30.2%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.5% 4.4%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $14,151 $68,717,256 62.4%
Support Expenditures
Student $676 $3,282,656 3.0%
Staff $1,135 $5,511,560 5.0%
General Administration $305 $1,481,080 1.3%
School Administration $1,025 $4,977,400 4.5%
Operation $1,989 $9,658,584 8.8%
Transportation $734 $3,564,304 3.2%
Other $431 $2,092,936 1.9%
Total Support $6,296 $30,573,376 27.8%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,238 $10,867,728 9.9%
Total Expenditures $22,686 $110,163,216 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $11,031 $5,894,537,937 53.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,197 $639,653,047 5.8%
Staff $587 $313,640,423 2.9%
General Administration $413 $220,720,361 2.0%
School Administration $1,083 $578,570,934 5.3%
Operation $1,607 $858,657,889 7.8%
Transportation $921 $492,088,576 4.5%
Other $480 $256,462,544 2.3%
Total Support $6,287 $3,359,722,377 30.6%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,237 $1,729,571,900 15.7%
Total Expenditures $20,554 $10,983,888,036 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,187 $370,071,182,734 52.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $632 $32,552,249,701 4.6%
Staff $522 $26,871,170,551 3.8%
General Administration $218 $11,205,514,316 1.6%
School Administration $643 $33,118,729,386 4.7%
Operation $1,057 $54,423,429,117 7.7%
Transportation $497 $25,596,058,378 3.6%
Other $416 $21,407,079,047 3.0%
Total Support $3,984 $205,172,626,109 28.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,638 $135,865,864,952 19.1%
Total Expenditures $13,810 $711,111,010,069 100.0%