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Wilton Schools Earn Straight A's From Education Advocacy Group

Wilton schools earned top marks in a recent report by ConnCAN.
Wilton schools earned top marks in a recent report by ConnCAN. Photo Credit: Frank MacEachern

WILTON, Conn. -- Wilton schools earned top marks of straight A's in a report by education advocacy group the Connecticut Coalition for Achievement Now.

ConnCAN's report cards assign letter grades to every school in the state in an effort to help families get information about school performance in a given area.

“We designed these tools to provide parents, community members and lawmakers a clear and honest look at how well our schools are doing and whether children are learning what they need to succeed,” ConnCAN CEO Jennifer Alexander said in a statement. “These report cards offer bright spots where educators are proving every day that if given the opportunity and support, every child can succeed academically.”

Grades are based on are based on the state Department of Education’s new performance accountability system, the School Performance Index, which pulls data from two major standardized tests, the Connecticut Mastery Test, administered to students in grades three through eight, or the Connecticut Academic Performance Test, taken in 10th grade.

Based on the SPI for each school, ConnCAN then assigned a letter grade, with an SPI of 88 or above constituting an A. Scores between 79-87 earned a B; 67-78 constituted a C; 51-67 earned a D; and 0-50 was an F.

Here is a list of each school in the Wilton area, along with its town and report card grade from ConnCAN:

  • Miller-Driscoll School: A.
  • Cider Mill School: A.
  • Middlebrook School: A.
  • Wilton High School: A.

Click here to read more on the ConnCAN report.

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