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35 Deans Mill Rd

Stonington, CT 06378

(860) 535-2235

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Grades: PK - 4

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 500

Students Per Teacher: 10

Parent Reviews

7 Parent Reviews for Deans Mill School

We are thinking of sending our daughter to Deans Mill for 1st grade, but what is up with the plywood over the windows? Is the building run down, or are they hiding something?

Posted by a other on 03/20/13

My daughter went to DMS and she came out of the end of 1st grade not able to read at all. I went to mtgs to advocate strongly. They would not test her for a reading disability, which later on we found to be true. They instead treated her as a throw-away. The SW worked hard, but could not gain the ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/08/12

Great school. Teacher/student ratio is very low. Parent involvement and staff are excellent. Low teacher turnover and strong community ties make Deans Mill a great choice. Both of our daughters are doing very well. Great for special needs or gifted children

Posted by a parent on 10/16/07

School, including the principal is outstanding

Posted by a parent on 10/13/06

I Third the motion about the women in the office! This school is not all it could be. Disorganized when sending notices home about up coming events. I agree, parents are not able to attend events. Student attitudes could be friendlier with more family involvement, and activities. No curb appeal.

Posted by a parent on 01/17/05

I agree about the women in the office but it is a great school with fabulous opportunities. The principal can be a little gruff at times also although maybe this is because he feels he needs to be? Fabulous school overall. I wish the parents were able to attend more assemblies.

Posted by a parent on 01/05/05

I believe the school is outstanding. There are a few women in the office who need to understand that they work for us, but if you don't let them bully you, they quickly change their tune.

Posted by a parent on 06/22/04

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Test scores for Deans Mill School

CMT* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2009
Deans Mill School
Stonington 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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Stonington schools — Deans Mill School is located at 35 Deans Mill Rd, Stonington CT 06378. 35 Deans Mill Rd is in the 06378 ZIP code in Stonington, CT The school district for Deans Mill School is the Stonington School District. Deans Mill School is a Public school that serves grade levels PK - 4.
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