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

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School Overview

Address
40 Field St.
Pawcatuck, CT 06359
Phone
(860) 599-5696
District
STONINGTON SCHOOL DISTRICT
County
NEW LONDON COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
279
Classroom Teachers
28

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Connecticut

6

(10 is best)

Better than 57.2% of CT schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

8

(10 is best)

Pawcatuck Middle School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 5

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 72 52
Proficiency in Reading 81 59
Proficiency in Math 62 45

Grade 6

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 53 49
Proficiency in Reading 62 54
Proficiency in Math 44 43

Grade 7

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 66 49
Proficiency in Reading 75 54
Proficiency in Math 57 43

Grade 8

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 45 48
Proficiency in Reading 60 55
Proficiency in Math 30.3 42

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 9.93
AVG FOR DISTRICT 11.23
AVG FOR STATE 12.68
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 5 81 29.0%
Grade 6 63 22.6%
Grade 7 67 24.0%
Grade 8 68 24.4%
Total 279 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 86.9% 89.8% 56.5%
Black 1.5% 1.4% 13.2%
Hispanic 8.4% 5.3% 24.7%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 2.2% 2.7% 5.3%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 1.1% 0.8% 0.4%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 30.8% 17.2% 34.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 25.4% 14.4% 30.2%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 5.4% 2.8% 4.4%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 18,483 3,588,184
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 465.2 739
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 3.5% 5.2%
5-19 YEARS OLD 15.5% 19.0%
20-44 YEARS OLD 24.1% 31.1%
45-64 YEARS OLD 32.4% 28.7%
65 OR OLDER 24.5% 16.0%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 8,024 1,361,755
Single Parent Households With Children 7.7% 9.9%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 94.3% 90.2%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 48.0% 38.4%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 22.7% 19.6%
$100,000 - $149,999 14.7% 17.1%
$75,000 - $99,999 15.6% 12.6%
$50,000 - $74,999 18.1% 15.9%
$30,000 - $49,999 11.7% 14.5%
$15,000 - $29,999 8.9% 11.4%
$15,000 or less 8.2% 8.9%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $10,497 $22,568,550 51.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,227 $2,638,050 6.0%
Staff $876 $1,883,400 4.3%
General Administration $340 $731,000 1.7%
School Administration $1,305 $2,805,750 6.4%
Operation $2,138 $4,596,700 10.5%
Transportation $1,030 $2,214,500 5.0%
Other $609 $1,309,350 3.0%
Total Support $7,525 $16,178,750 36.8%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,431 $5,226,650 11.9%
Total Expenditures $20,453 $43,973,950 100.0%
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%