Gideon Welles School

1029 Neipsic Rd, Glastonbury, CT 06033
(860) 652-7800

(out of 10)

Public Grades 6 506 students 15 students/teacher (CT avg is 12)

Test Scores by grade


Connecticut Mastery Test (CMT)

In 2012-2013 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.
  • This school in 2013
  • Glastonbury School District average
  • Connecticut state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Gideon Welles School is a public middle school in Glastonbury. 506 children attend Gideon Welles School and identify as White, non-Hispanic; Hispanic; and Multiracial. 7% of the 506 students here have subsidized lunches. The ratio of students to teachers at Gideon Welles School is 15:1. Smith Middle School is one of the nearest middle schools.

Extracurricular activities


  • Band
  • Ceramics sculpture
  • Chorus
  • Drawing painting
  • Orchestra
  • Theater drama

Languages Taught

  • Spanish

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 76% 79%
Hispanic 6% 6%
Multiracial 4% 3%
Black, non-Hispanic 3% 3%
Asian/Pacific Islander 11% 8%
Asian 10% %
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 0%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 7% 8%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (4 years ago)

    i went through the entire k-12 years in glastonbury the best school i ever found

  • (6 years ago)

    I went to this school and it was excellect. The teachers were courteous and knew what they were doing. I loved Gideon Welles School!

  • (7 years ago)

    I was in this school and let me tell you this school is awesome. I've made a lot of friends up there and the teachears are lovely. I really like that school because it taught me a lot of things and I'm very proud of it.

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Overall score

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