Sandy Hook Elementary School is located in Sandy Hook, CT and is one of 5 elementary schools in Newtown School District. It is a public school that serves 575 students in grades K-4.
Sandy Hook Elementary School made AYP in 2010. Under No Child Left Behind, a school makes Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) if it achieves the minimum levels of improvement determined by the state of Connecticut in terms of student performance and other accountability measures. See Sandy Hook Elementary School's test results to learn more about school performance.
Student Economic Level (2011)
In 2011, Sandy Hook Elementary School had 5% of students eligible for free or reduced price lunch programs. Connecticut had 34% of eligible students for free or reduced price lunch programs. Eligibility for the National School Lunch Program is based on family income levels.
Student Ethnicity (2011)
Newtown School District District Spending
The Newtown School District spends $13,537 per pupil in current expenditures. The district spends 58% on instruction, 38% on support services, 4% on other elementary and secondary expenditures. More about Newtown School District District
In 2011, Sandy Hook Elementary School had 15 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The Connecticut average is 13 students per full-time equivalent teacher.
The Connecticut Mastery Test (CMT) are annual tests used to measure a student's mastery of the state's grade-level academic standards.
Which Grades and Subjects?
Students are assessed in reading, writing and math in grades 3 through 8.
How is it Scored?
Students are scored at one of five levels, 1 being the lowest and level 5 the highest. A score at or above level 3 is considered proficient, however the goal is for all students to score at or above level 4.
The Education.com TestRating is a number (1-10) calculated by Education.com that provides an overview of a school’s test performance for a given year, by comparing the school’s state standardized test results to those of other schools in the same state. For Connecticut, the TestRating is calculated using a school's 2011 Connecticut Mastery Test (CMT) Results and Connecticut Academic Performance Test (CAPT) Results for all subjects tested.more...