New Canaan, CT
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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 2015 – 2016 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

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New Canaan School District Details

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

4,201 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)

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
East School
54 Little Brook Rd.
New Canaan, CT, 06840
N-N
New Canaan High School
11 Farm Rd.
New Canaan, CT, 06840
N-N
Saxe Middle School
468 South Ave.
New Canaan, CT, 06840
N-N
South School
8 Farm Rd.
New Canaan, CT, 06840
N-N
West School
769 Ponus Ridge
New Canaan, CT, 06840
N-N

School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 89.9% 58.7%
Black 1.3% 13.2%
Hispanic 3.3% 22.8%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 5.3% 4.9%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.2% 0.3%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 0.0% 37.5%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.0% 32.7%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.0% 4.8%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $12,198 $50,987,640 53.9%
Support Expenditures
Student $2,272 $9,496,960 10.0%
Staff $754 $3,151,720 3.3%
General Administration $439 $1,835,020 1.9%
School Administration $1,592 $6,654,560 7.0%
Operation $1,783 $7,452,940 7.9%
Transportation $1,014 $4,238,520 4.5%
Other $583 $2,436,940 2.6%
Total Support $8,438 $35,270,840 37.3%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,992 $8,326,560 8.8%
Total Expenditures $22,628 $94,585,040 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $10,504 $5,698,978,116 55.2%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,095 $593,894,925 5.7%
Staff $503 $272,706,376 2.6%
General Administration $370 $200,920,847 1.9%
School Administration $1,018 $552,355,437 5.3%
Operation $1,564 $848,632,794 8.2%
Transportation $862 $467,956,540 4.5%
Other $418 $227,000,114 2.2%
Total Support $5,831 $3,163,465,898 30.6%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,705 $1,467,508,194 14.2%
Total Expenditures $19,039 $10,329,952,257 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,487 $324,898,990,964 51.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $587 $29,383,130,681 4.7%
Staff $483 $24,167,878,083 3.8%
General Administration $205 $10,285,419,511 1.6%
School Administration $601 $30,113,641,000 4.8%
Operation $1,035 $51,821,442,969 8.2%
Transportation $475 $23,793,258,876 3.8%
Other $376 $18,849,723,887 3.0%
Total Support $3,762 $188,414,761,533 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,296 $114,973,102,384 18.3%
Total Expenditures $12,545 $628,286,465,973 100.0%