Charles Barnum School

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68 Briar Hill Rd

Groton, CT 06340

(860) 449-5640

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Grades: PK - 5

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 400

Students Per Teacher: 20

Parent Reviews

13 Parent Reviews for Charles Barnum School

Wow! I'm shocked at the low school rating. This school is top notch. When we moved here from California, our daughter hadn't been taught fractions yet, at Charles Barnum, they were already in review on the subject. I feared that my daughter was going to struggle, but she had individualized help to ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 07/09/13

my child just transfered to this school-since this schools ranking is higher than the other Groton schools i wanted my child to attend this school- then over time i noticed that this school favors girls and they react on hear say from the students- i've called the school a couple of times to tell them ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 03/16/12

My daughter has been attending Charles Barnum for the last year in the integrated PreK program after being diagnosed with developmental delays last year. From the moment you walk into the school, you immediately feel welcome. The office staff has always been very friendly and knowledgeable and actually ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/11/12

My daughter is a second grader at this school. Charles Barnum is arguably the best elementary school in the district. The staff are excellent and they really care about the students. I know that Great Schools rates CB at 6, but I have looked at the raw data from the test scores and they are comparable ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/25/12

My son entered this school at age 3 right after the Birth to Three program under a developmental delay. Everyone has been amazing. Every single person we encountered was helpful, encouraging, and genuinely cared about the children. The school to home communication was excellent and parent involvement ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 12/18/10

My son has been in the integrated preschool for 3 years they have worked wonders with him he suffers from adhd and they have helped him to be at the same level as the other kids his age this school is the best in Groton

Posted by a parent on 02/06/10

This has been the best school for my daughters so far! we are a Navy family and this was my oldest daughter's third school. the teachers and Staff are so welcoming, and parent involvement is encouraged. We are so sad to be leaving such a wonderful school.

Posted by a parent on 01/03/10

Charles barnum & the staff is the best elementary school a parent could ever hope for. We were so very blessed to have had our son attend charles barnum.

Posted by a parent on 09/11/08

2007 My twins will be in 5th grade this year, and I am happy to know that my 4 yr. old will have a chance to experience CB. First thing you come to is the office, very inviting and friendly. You'll see first hand when your child is enrolled. Love it!

Posted by a parent on 07/25/07

This is a wonderful school. Everyone on starr was always super friendly. I always felt welcome. I was so sad to take my children out of this school. We still visit!

Posted by a parent on 04/18/06

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Test scores for Charles Barnum School

CMT* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2009
Charles Barnum School
Groton School District
* In 2008-2009 Connecticut used the Connecticut Mastery Test (CMT) to test students' skills in reading, writing and math in grades 3 through 8, and in science in grades 5 and 8. The CMT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Connecticut.

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Groton schools — Charles Barnum School is located at 68 Briar Hill Rd, Groton CT 06340. 68 Briar Hill Rd is in the 06340 ZIP code in Groton, CT The school district for Charles Barnum School is the Groton School District. Charles Barnum School is a Public school that serves grade levels PK - 5.
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