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Danbury school system receives failing grade

Cross post from

Today, ConnCAN released their 2009-10 School Report Cards and top 10 lists and when it comes to overall performance of the Danbury school system, lets just say that their scores are less than impressive…

UPDATE: For a breakdown of the methodology of ConnCAN’s report, click here

Danbury High School:
RANKED: 135 out of 183

OVERALL STUDENT PERFORMANCE
Average percentage of students meeting state goals across all subjects: 32 percent or D-

STUDENT SUBGROUP PERFORMANCE
Average percentage of low-income, African-American, and Hispanic students meeting state goals across all subjects: 17 percent or F.


Alternative School Center For Excellence
RANKED: 179 out of 183

OVERALL STUDENT PERFORMANCE
Average percentage of students meeting state goals across all subjects: 4 percent or F

STUDENT SUBGROUP PERFORMANCE
Average percentage of low-income, African-American, and Hispanic students meeting state goals across all subjects: N/A


Shelter Rock School

OVERALL STUDENT PERFORMANCE
Average percentage of students meeting state goals across all subjects: 55 percent or C

STUDENT SUBGROUP PERFORMANCE
Average percentage of low-income, African-American, and Hispanic students meeting state goals across all subjects: 47 percent or D+


Pembroke School

OVERALL STUDENT PERFORMANCE
Average percentage of students meeting state goals across all subjects: 47 percent or D+

STUDENT SUBGROUP PERFORMANCE
Average percentage of low-income, African-American, and Hispanic students meeting state goals across all subjects: N/A


Broadview Middle School
RANKED: 172 out of 292

OVERALL STUDENT PERFORMANCE
Average percentage of students meeting state goals across all subjects: 61 percent or C+

STUDENT SUBGROUP PERFORMANCE
Average percentage of low-income, African-American, and Hispanic students meeting state goals across all subjects: 44 percent or D+


Roger’s Park Middle School
RANKED: 210 out of 292

OVERALL STUDENT PERFORMANCE
Average percentage of students meeting state goals across all subjects: 50 percent or C-

STUDENT SUBGROUP PERFORMANCE
Average percentage of low-income, African-American, and Hispanic students meeting state goals across all subjects: 36 percent or D


Mill Ridge Intermediate School
RANKED: 411 out of 593

OVERALL STUDENT PERFORMANCE
Average percentage of students meeting state goals across all subjects: 54 percent or C

STUDENT SUBGROUP PERFORMANCE
Average percentage of low-income, African-American, and Hispanic students meeting state goals across all subjects: 27 percent or F


Park Avenue School
RANKED: 419 out of 593

OVERALL STUDENT PERFORMANCE
Average percentage of students meeting state goals across all subjects: 54 percent or C

STUDENT SUBGROUP PERFORMANCE
Average percentage of low-income, African-American, and Hispanic students meeting state goals across all subjects: 40 percent or D


Hayestown Avenue School
OVERALL STUDENT PERFORMANCE
Average percentage of students meeting state goals across all subjects: 53 percent or C-

STUDENT SUBGROUP PERFORMANCE
Average percentage of low-income, African-American, and Hispanic students meeting state goals across all subjects: 36 percent or D


Morris Street School
RANKED: 467 out of 593

OVERALL STUDENT PERFORMANCE
Average percentage of students meeting state goals across all subjects: 46 percent or D+

STUDENT SUBGROUP PERFORMANCE
Average percentage of low-income, African-American, and Hispanic students meeting state goals across all subjects: 41 percent or D


Stadley Rough School
RANKED: 469 out of 593

OVERALL STUDENT PERFORMANCE
Average percentage of students meeting state goals across all subjects: 45 percent or D+

STUDENT SUBGROUP PERFORMANCE
Average percentage of low-income, African-American, and Hispanic students meeting state goals across all subjects: 27 percent or F


Roberts Avenue School
RANKED: 378 out of 593

OVERALL STUDENT PERFORMANCE
Average percentage of students meeting state goals across all subjects: 58 percent or C

STUDENT SUBGROUP PERFORMANCE
Average percentage of low-income, African-American, and Hispanic students meeting state goals across all subjects: 54 percent or C


Western CT Academy for International Studies (Magnet School)

RANKED: 145 out of 593

OVERALL STUDENT PERFORMANCE
Average percentage of students meeting state goals across all subjects: 79 percent or B+

STUDENT SUBGROUP PERFORMANCE
Average percentage of low-income, African-American, and Hispanic students meeting state goals across all subjects: N/A


King Street Intermediate School
RANKED: 256 out of 593

OVERALL STUDENT PERFORMANCE
Average percentage of students meeting state goals across all subjects: 71 percent or B-

STUDENT SUBGROUP PERFORMANCE
Average percentage of low-income, African-American, and Hispanic students meeting state goals across all subjects: 42 percent or D+

…so much for Mayor Boughton’s record when it comes to education.

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For a more detailed breakdown of the school’s scores, visit the ConnCANN website.