Best Public Schools in North Grosvenordale, CT


The city of North Grosvenordale, Connecticut is home to three schools that serve students from elementary through high school, all part of the Thompson School District. The data reveals a mix of strengths and challenges across these institutions, with the Mary R. Fisher Elementary School standing out as the highest-performing, while the Thompson Middle School and Tourtellotte Memorial High School face more significant academic hurdles.

Mary R. Fisher Elementary School emerges as the standout, ranking 193 out of 490 Connecticut elementary schools and outperforming the state average in 3rd-grade English Language Arts (ELA) proficiency. The school also boasts a relatively low student-teacher ratio of 12, which may contribute to its stronger academic performance. In contrast, Thompson Middle School and Tourtellotte Memorial High School both underperform the state averages in ELA and Mathematics proficiency, with the high school's 11th-grade SAT Math proficiency rate of 24% falling well below the state's 34.1%.

Across the district, the schools face socioeconomic challenges, with high percentages of students receiving free or reduced-price lunch, ranging from 40.45% at Tourtellotte Memorial High School to 42.93% at Mary R. Fisher Elementary School. Additionally, the racial/ethnic disparities in the student populations, with the elementary school being predominantly white and the middle and high schools having higher percentages of Hispanic students, raise questions about equity and access to educational opportunities within the district. These factors, combined with the overall academic underperformance, suggest that the schools in North Grosvenordale may benefit from further investigation and targeted interventions to address the identified challenges and ensure all students receive a high-quality education.

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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the Connecticut Department of Education.

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