PROFICIENCY 52% 10% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
45%WATERTOWN SCHOOL DISTRICT
40%Oakville
47%Connecticut

Polk School is a school servicing grades 3 to 5 and is located in the district of "WATERTOWN SCHOOL DISTRICT" in Oakville, CT. There are a total of 348 students and 23 teachers at Polk School, for a student to teacher ratio of 16 to 1. There are a total of 79 free lunch students and 22 reduced lunch students.

Polk School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 51.5%, which is 10% higher than the Connecticut average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students348
Teachers22.8
Student/Teacher ratio16:1
Free lunch79
Reduced lunch22

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Polk School, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All40%
365-69%
425-29%
525-29%
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All63%
370-74%
455-59%
555-59%
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Polk School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictConnecticutNational
Caucasian 84.6% 85.5% 58.4% 51.1%
African American 3.8% 2.2% 12.8% 15.9%
Asian 2.1% 2.4% 4.7% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 7.4% 7.1% 21.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.3% 0.4% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 2.1% 2.5% 2.4% 3.1%

Oakville demographics profile

StatisticOakvilleConnecticutNational
Population3,3513,588,570318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)1,58273691
Median age47.940.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)63%54%55%
Speak English91%78%79%
Speak Spanish4%12%13%

Education level achieved in Oakville

IndexOakvilleConnecticutNational
Completed 8th grade95.0%88.0%84.3%
Completed high school95.0%86.9%83.0%
Completed some college76.9%62.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree60.2%45.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors43.0%38.0%30.3%
Completed masters15.0%16.8%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.0%4.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.7%1.3%
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Source: The Polk School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.