Frank Ward Strong School

Serves grades 5 - 8

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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 2018 – 2019 school year [note on school closures TBD].
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
191 Main Street
Durham, CT 06422
Phone
(860) 349-7222
District
REGIONAL SCHOOL DISTRICT 13
County
MIDDLESEX COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
255
Classroom Teachers
27

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Connecticut

8

(10 is best)

Better than 70.7% of CT schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

9

(10 is best)

Frank Ward Strong School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 7

80 60 40 20 0
67%
51%
67%
56%
67%
45%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 8

80 60 40 20 0
70%
49%
72%
55%
67%
43%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

17.5 15 12.5 10 7.5 5 2.5 0
9
10
12
16
    AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL
    AVG FOR DISTRICT
    AVG FOR STATE
    AVG FOR NATION
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 5 1 0.4%
Grade 7 142 55.7%
Grade 8 112 43.9%
Total 255 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 88.9% 90.9% 53.3%
Black 0.8% 0.6% 13.1%
Hispanic 8.6% 6.8% 27.9%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 1.6% 1.6% 5.4%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.0% 0.1% 0.4%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 18.8% 16.3% 41.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 13.3% 11.5% 35.7%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 5.5% 4.8% 6.1%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 11,602 3,605,944
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 313.0 743
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 4.7% 5.1%
5-19 YEARS OLD 16.4% 18.4%
20-44 YEARS OLD 24.6% 31.2%
45-64 YEARS OLD 34.0% 28.1%
65 OR OLDER 20.3% 17.2%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 4,526 1,385,437
Single Parent Households With Children 6.9% 9.8%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 96.1% 90.9%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 44.7% 40.0%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 30.4% 22.8%
$100,000 - $149,999 26.4% 17.6%
$75,000 - $99,999 11.7% 12.2%
$50,000 - $74,999 13.0% 15.4%
$30,000 - $49,999 6.6% 13.5%
$15,000 - $29,999 8.2% 10.2%
$15,000 or less 3.6% 8.3%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $12,549 $20,693,000 49.2%
Support Expenditures
Student $3,137 $5,173,000 12.3%
Staff $1,814 $2,991,000 7.1%
General Administration $1,548 $2,552,000 6.1%
School Administration $1,647 $2,716,000 6.5%
Operation $2,014 $3,321,000 7.9%
Transportation $993 $1,638,000 3.9%
Other $331 $545,000 1.3%
Total Support $11,483 $18,936,000 45.1%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,453 $2,396,000 5.7%
Total Expenditures $25,485 $42,025,000 100.0%
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%