South School

Serves grades KG - 4

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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 2016 – 2017 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
8 Farm Rd.
New Canaan, CT 06840
Phone
(203) 594-4313
District
NEW CANAAN SCHOOL DISTRICT
County
FAIRFIELD COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
542
Classroom Teachers
42

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Connecticut

10

(10 is best)

Better than 99.6% of CT schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

10

(10 is best)

South School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 3

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 88 53
Proficiency in Reading 88 52
Proficiency in Math 88 54

Grade 4

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 89 52
Proficiency in Reading 88 54
Proficiency in Math 90 50

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 13.00
AVG FOR DISTRICT 12.36
AVG FOR STATE 12.46
AVG FOR NATION 16.54
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Kindergarten 96 17.7%
Grade 1 98 18.1%
Grade 2 113 20.8%
Grade 3 105 19.4%
Grade 4 130 24.0%
Total 542 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 85.9% 88.7% 57.7%
Black 0.8% 1.3% 13.2%
Hispanic 5.3% 4.0% 23.7%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 7.8% 5.8% 5.1%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.2% 0.2% 0.3%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 0.0% 0.0% 37.3%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.0% 0.0% 32.5%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.0% 0.0% 4.8%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 20,248 3,588,184
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 900.4 739
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 5.5% 5.2%
5-19 YEARS OLD 27.8% 19.0%
20-44 YEARS OLD 19.6% 31.1%
45-64 YEARS OLD 31.7% 28.7%
65 OR OLDER 15.4% 16.0%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 7,018 1,361,755
Single Parent Households With Children 6.4% 9.9%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 97.7% 90.2%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 77.7% 38.4%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 55.3% 19.6%
$100,000 - $149,999 15.1% 17.1%
$75,000 - $99,999 4.9% 12.6%
$50,000 - $74,999 9.6% 15.9%
$30,000 - $49,999 6.0% 14.5%
$15,000 - $29,999 5.8% 11.4%
$15,000 or less 3.3% 8.9%

Education 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 $10,594 $5,698,978,116 55.2%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,104 $593,894,925 5.7%
Staff $507 $272,706,376 2.6%
General Administration $374 $200,920,847 1.9%
School Administration $1,027 $552,355,437 5.3%
Operation $1,578 $848,632,794 8.2%
Transportation $870 $467,956,540 4.5%
Other $422 $227,000,114 2.2%
Total Support $5,881 $3,163,465,898 30.6%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,728 $1,467,508,194 14.2%
Total Expenditures $19,203 $10,329,952,257 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,336 $324,841,513,788 51.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $572 $29,350,053,799 4.7%
Staff $471 $24,151,307,291 3.8%
General Administration $200 $10,266,593,644 1.6%
School Administration $587 $30,091,720,454 4.8%
Operation $1,010 $51,800,394,937 8.2%
Transportation $464 $23,797,624,893 3.8%
Other $368 $18,843,845,750 3.0%
Total Support $3,673 $188,301,671,729 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,243 $114,972,145,768 18.3%
Total Expenditures $12,251 $628,114,952,936 100.0%