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About This School

Essex Elementary School is a public elementary school in Essex. 593 children attend Essex Elementary School and identify as White, non-Hispanic; Asian/Pacific Islander; and Asian. 6% of the 593 students here have subsidized lunches. The student to teacher ratio at Essex Elementary School is 13:1. Deep River Elementary School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Extracurricular Activities

  • Arts

    • Band
    • Ceramics sculpture
    • Chorus
    • Computer arts
    • Drawing painting
    • Orchestra
    • Photography
    • Theater drama
    • Video film production
  • Languages Taught

    • Korean
    • Russian
    • Spanish
  • Sports

    • Badminton
    • Baseball
    • Basketball
    • Bicycling
    • Cheerleading
    • Crew
    • Cross country
    • Golf
    • Gymnastics
    • Lacrosse
    • Martial arts self defense
    • P.E. classes
    • Soccer
    • Softball
    • Swimming
    • Tennis
    • Ultimate Frisbee
    • Yoga

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 93% 92%
Asian/Pacific Islander 3% 3%
Asian 3% %
Hispanic 2% 3%
Black, non-Hispanic 1% 2%
Multiracial 0.5% %
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0.3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 6% 4%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (4 years ago)

    I am a parent of an EES kindergartener and I just love this school! His teacher and 'para' are very competent warm and caring. They keep us updated weekly with what is going on in the class which is important because you know you can't get any info from a boy! We're always welcome to call or email the teacher and she involves the parents.

  • (5 years ago)

    I have had the privilege of being both the parent of 2 Essex Elementary School students for a total of 9 years and a member of the certified staff for the past seven years. I have never seen or heard of bullying such as was reported here in an earlier post and so can only assume that the writer was confusing Essex CT with an Essex in another state. This school is and has always been a warm and nurturing place with a dedicated an highly qualified staff.

  • (6 years ago)

    this school is horrible. The staff don't know what they are doing and bullying is a huge problem! My son has been there for 2 months and already has two black eyes and a swollen nose!

  • (7 years ago)

    EES is a great school I am very appreciative of the education care and support this school has given my son.

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