Bristol School District


The Bristol School District in Connecticut comprises 14 schools, including 9 elementary schools, 3 middle schools, and 2 high schools, serving students from diverse backgrounds across the area.

Among the standout schools in the district, Ivy Drive School ranks 135th out of 491 Connecticut elementary schools and boasts strong test scores, with over 70% of students proficient or better in English Language Arts and Math. In contrast, West Bristol School and Chippens Hill Middle School lag behind state averages, highlighting the stark differences in academic performance across the district. The Bristol Arts and Innovation Magnet School stands out with its unique focus, offering valuable insights into the impact of specialized programs on student engagement and achievement.

The data reveals a potential correlation between socioeconomic status and academic performance, with schools serving a higher percentage of economically disadvantaged students, as indicated by free/reduced lunch rates, tending to have lower test scores. Additionally, the wide range in student-teacher ratios, from 8.4 to 18.6, suggests that some schools may be better equipped to provide individualized attention and support to their students. By addressing these disparities and exploring the factors driving the observed differences, the Bristol School District can work to ensure equitable access to high-quality education for all students.

District Detail

 29 Church Street
Bristol, CT 06011

 (860) 584-7000

SchoolDigger Rank:
101st of 151 Connecticut districts

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Grades served: PK, KG-12
Students: 7,404

Primary Schools: 9
Middle Schools: 3
High Schools: 2
Alternative Schools: 0

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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.

IMPORTANT DISCLAIMERS: Not all boundaries are included. We make every effort to ensure that boundaries are up-to-date. But it's important to note that these are approximations and are for general informational purposes only. To verify legal descriptions of boundaries or school locations, contact your local tax assessor's office and/or school district.

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