New Canaan 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 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2017
  • Educational Environment: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.

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New Canaan School District Details

New Canaan School District
39 Locust Avenue
New Canaan, CT 06840

4,161 Students enrolled in District

5 Schools in District

12 Students Per Classroom (State average is 13)

New Canaan 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
89%
51%
90%
56%
87%
47%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
District
State

Schools in this District

School Grades
East School
54 Little Brook Rd.
New Canaan, CT, 06840
KG-04
New Canaan High School
11 Farm Rd.
New Canaan, CT, 06840
09-12
Saxe Middle School
468 South Ave.
New Canaan, CT, 06840
05-08
South School
8 Farm Rd.
New Canaan, CT, 06840
KG-04
West School
769 Ponus Ridge
New Canaan, CT, 06840
PK-04

School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 86.2% 54.4%
Black 1.5% 13.1%
Hispanic 4.9% 26.7%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 7.2% 5.4%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.3% 0.4%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 0.1% 40.8%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.1% 33.9%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.0% 6.9%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $13,373 $56,714,893 47.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $2,248 $9,533,768 7.9%
Staff $857 $3,634,537 3.0%
General Administration $383 $1,624,303 1.3%
School Administration $1,235 $5,237,635 4.3%
Operation $2,217 $9,402,297 7.8%
Transportation $1,323 $5,610,843 4.7%
Other $675 $2,862,675 2.4%
Total Support $8,938 $37,906,058 31.4%
Non-instructional Expenditures $6,132 $26,005,812 21.6%
Total Expenditures $28,443 $120,626,763 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $11,332 $5,961,289,892 54.4%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,233 $648,643,527 5.9%
Staff $602 $316,810,879 2.9%
General Administration $430 $226,056,312 2.1%
School Administration $1,125 $591,680,129 5.4%
Operation $1,639 $862,383,060 7.9%
Transportation $958 $503,840,238 4.6%
Other $502 $264,042,937 2.4%
Total Support $6,488 $3,413,423,714 31.1%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,018 $1,587,449,357 14.5%
Total Expenditures $20,838 $10,962,132,878 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,838 $346,122,956,267 50.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $679 $34,352,975,349 5.0%
Staff $546 $27,656,793,506 4.0%
General Administration $224 $11,359,077,651 1.7%
School Administration $657 $33,237,901,128 4.9%
Operation $1,054 $53,333,273,914 7.8%
Transportation $473 $23,948,272,674 3.5%
Other $420 $21,254,923,139 3.1%
Total Support $4,053 $205,142,872,671 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,612 $132,190,575,207 19.3%
Total Expenditures $13,503 $683,455,649,655 100.0%