U.S. Department of Education: Promoting Educational Excellence for all Americans

Table of contents
•Title page
•Introduction
•Acknowledgments
•National Summary
State Profiles
•Sources
•Appendix A
•Appendix B
•Appendix C
•Full report in PDF format (1,601K)

State Education Indicators with a Focus on Title I

Connecticut
http://www.sde.ct.gov/sde/site/default.asp


School and Teacher Demographics

Per Pupil Expenditures
(CCD, 1998-1999)
$9,318

Number of districts
(CCD, 1999-2000)
165

Number of public schools
(CCD, 1999-2000)
Elementary Middle High Combined Total
661 189 178 39 1,073

Number of charter schools
(CCD, 1999-2000)
69

Number of FTE teachers
(CCD, 1999-2000)
Elementary Middle High Combined Total
18,901 9,016 11,376 508 39,864

Public school enrollment
  1993-94 1999-2000
K-8
(CCD)
352,360 393,395
9-12
(CCD)
127,655 150,080
Total
(CCD)
496,298 553,993
Pre-K
(by state definition)
6,216 10,518

Sources of funding
District average
(CCD, 1998-1999)

State 39%, Local 57%, Federal 4%.

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Student Demographics

Race/ethnicity
(CCD, K-12)
  1993-94 1999-2000
American Indian/Alaskan Natives 1,194 1,493
  * *
Asian/Pacific Islander 11,767 14,871
  2% 3%
Black 64,047 76,168
  13% 14%
Hispanic 54,539 70,839
  11% 13%
White 360,690 390,647
  73% 71%
Other n/a n/a
 

Students with disabilities
(OSEP)
1993-94 1999-2000
60,599 63,934
12% 11%

Students with Limited English Proficiency
(ED/NCBE, K-12)
1993-94 1999-2000
21,020 20,190
4% 4%

Migratory students
(OME, K-12)
1993-94 1999-2000
3,882 n/a
1%

All schools by percent of students eligible to participate in the Free Lunch Program*
(CCD, 1999-2000)

For 0 to 34%, 730 schools; 35% to 49%, 98 schools; 50% to 74% 103 schools; 75% to 100%, 68 schools.

*74 schools did not report.

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Statewide Accountability Information
(Collected from States, January 2002 for 2001-2002 school year)

Statewide Goal for Schools on State Assessment
Above 40 on 100 point performance index (3 subjects) based on a 2-year weighted average and two-year performance trend relative to the state average performance trend.

Expected School Improvement on Assessment
Sufficient progress (index above 40) within three years.

Indicators for School Accountability
Grades 4, 6, 8 CRT scores reading, writing and mathematics; grade 10 CRT scores mathematics, science, writing across the disciplines, and reading across the disciplines.

Title I Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) for Schools
Same as statewide.


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Title I

Title I
(ED Consolidated Report, 1999-2000)
  School Wide Programs Targeted Assistance Totals
Number of Schools 100 373 473
  21% 79% 100%
Schools Meeting AYP Goal n/a n/a n/a
School in Need of Improvement n/a n/a n/a

Title I allocation
(Includes Basic, Concentration, and LEA grants, Capital Expenditures, Even Start, Migrant Education, and Neglected & Delinquent, ED, 1999-00)
$75,856,559

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NAEP State Results
  Grade 4 Grade 8
Reading, 1998:  
Proficient level and above 46% 42%
Basic level and above 78% 82%
Math, 2000:  
Proficient level and above 32% 34%
Basic level and above 77% 72%

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Assessment Information
Assessment Reported See Below
State Definition of "Proficient" Connecticut did not have a definition of proficient for the 1999-2000 SY

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Student Achievement 1999-2000

Percentage of students meeting state proficiency levels

Elementary School

Connecticut Mastery Test

Grade 4

Reading/Language Arts
  Band 1 Band 2 Band 3 Band 4
All Students 20% 9% 14% 57%
Title I Schools 26 11 15 48
High Poverty Schools 51 15 16 19
           
Students with Limited English Proficiency 75 10 9 7
Migratory students 70 12 8 10
Students with Disabilities 53 11 13 23

Mathematics
  Band 1 Band 2 Band 3 Band 4
All Students 8% 10% 22% 60%
Title I Schools 11 13 24 53
High Poverty Schools 24 22 29 25
           
Students with Limited English Proficiency 41 23 21 15
Migratory students 27 30 21 22
Students with Disabilities 24 19 27 29

Student achievement trend
Reading 4th grade meets or exceeds Band 4

For 1995-96, 55% of all students meet or exceed Band 4, and 12% of students at schools in High Poverty Schools meet or exceed Band 4. For 1996-97, 55% of all students meet or exceed Band 4, 12% of students in High Poverty Schools meet or exceed Band 4. For 1997-98, 54% of all students meet or exceed Band 4, 14% of students in High Poverty Schools meet or exceed Band 4. For 1998-99, 56% of all students meet or exceed Band 4, 20% of students in High Povery Schools meet or exceed Band 4. For 1999-00, 57% of all students meet or exceed Band 4, 19% of students in High Poverty Schools meet or exceed Band 4.

Middle School

Connecticut Mastery Test

Grade 8

Reading/Language Arts
  Band 1 Band 2 Band 3 Band 4
All Students 15% 8% 11% 66%
Title I Schools 21 9 12 59
High Poverty Schools 46 14 14 26
           
Students with Limited English Proficiency 78 5 9 8
Migratory Students 61 18 8 12
Students with Disabilities 46 13 13 28

 

Mathematics
  Band 1 Band 2 Band 3 Band 4
All Students 11% 13% 22% 55%
Title I Schools 15 16 22 48
High Poverty Schools 36 27 22 16
           
Students with Limited English Proficiency 56 19 16 9
Migratory Students 41 31 25 4
Students with Disabilities 35 25 22 18

Student achievement trend
Math 8th grade meets or exceeds Band 4

For 1995-96, 51% of all students meet or exceed Band 4, 11% of students in High Poverty Schools meet or exceed Band 4. For 1996-97, 53% of all students meet or exceed Band 4, 11% of students in High Poverty Schools meet or exceed Band 4. For 1997-98 57% of all students meet or exceed Band 4, 15% of students in High Poverty SSchools meet or exceed Band 4. For 1998-99, 59% of all students meet or exceed Band 4, 25% of students in High Poverty Schools meet or exceed Band 4. For 1999-00, 55% of all students meet or exceed Band 4, 16% of students in High Poverty Schools meet or exceed Band 4.

High School

Connecticut Academic Performance Test

Grade 10

Reading/Language Arts
  Band 1 Band 2 Band 3 Band 4
All Students 10% 18% 34% 38%
Title I Schools 9 19 35 37
High Poverty Schools 16 27 40 17
           
Students with Limited English Proficiency 26 37 20 16
Migratory Students 23 29 37 11
Students with Disabilities 34 28 27 11

 

Mathematics
  Band 1 Band 2 Band 3 Band 4
All Students 10% 13% 32% 45%
Title I Schools 15 15 28 42
High Poverty Schools 34 22 32 11
           
Students with Limited English Proficiency 45 20 19 16
Migratory Students 49 26 17 9
Students with Disabilities 28 24 31 17


High School Indicators
  1993-94 1998-99
High school dropout rate
(CCD, event)
5% 3%
  1994-95 1998-99
Postsecondary enrollment
(IPEDS, High school grads enrolled in college)
19,343 21,399
73% 77%

Sources


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