B. W. Tinker School

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809 Highland Ave

Waterbury, CT 06708

(203) 574-8186

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Grades: K - 5

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 575

Students Per Teacher: 10

Parent Reviews

9 Parent Reviews for B. W. Tinker School

Ok school.They really need to have an after school program that can help the kids with their homework!

Posted by a parent on 10/11/13

Tinker is a great school.Teacher's are very caring and open to communication with parent's.Two of my children attended this school and now I have the privldge of my younger daughter going.

Posted by a parent on 09/26/13

My boys and I moved to Waterbury from another state. I have come to realize that the Waterbury School District is the WORST I have ever encountered. Most teachers are not very caring and give no personal attention to kids that need it until it's too late and so they end up pushing the child through the ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/26/11

My son is in Kindergarten, and he has learned so much already. His teacher is wonderful, the paraprofessional is great. My son has no complaints, he loves going to school. the apperance however is not good. The bathrooms are not updated, the building is falling apart, and there has been several ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/18/08

I have a daughter who went to this school, and I am happy to say that the school did a pretty good job in educating our kids.

Posted by a parent on 01/29/08

My daughter transferred into tinker from barnard this year in kindergarten. She has been doing excellent and is really happy with the school and so are we. Parking is a big issue though, when you are dropping and picking up your child. If your considering sending your child there rest assure it's a great ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 11/27/05

So far, in the 3 years my daughter has gone to Tinker, she's had good teachers and pretty good experiences. It would help a lot if they offered a language program - I understand they did at one point - but all in all, it seems to be pretty good. There are no extracurricular activities that I know of ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/14/05

My two daughters went to Tinker and it is a fabulous school. From individual teachers that are wonderful to principal involvment to the concentrated effort of student test scores, Tinker is number 1. I do have a few suggestions. I wish they would add a before and after school program at the school that ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/06/03

They neeed to have more safety measures when students are traveling on the buses.

Posted by a parent on 09/09/03

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Test scores for B. W. Tinker School

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Test Year: 2009
B. W. Tinker School
Waterbury 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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Waterbury schools — B. W. Tinker School is located at 809 Highland Ave, Waterbury CT 06708. 809 Highland Ave is in the 06708 ZIP code in Waterbury, CT The school district for B. W. Tinker School is the Waterbury School District. B. W. Tinker School is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 5.
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