Harborside Middle School

Harborside Middle School serves 554 students in grades 6 - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the CT average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Asian), which is less than the state average of 42%.
Harborside Middle School operates within the Milford School District.

School Overview

The student population of 554 students has declined by 9% over five years.
The teacher population of 52 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 554 students
Harborside Middle School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Harborside Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 52 teachers
Harborside Middle School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Harborside Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 12:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.36 is less than the state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CT) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1 13:1
Harborside Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Asian
11%
5%
Harborside Middle School Asian Students (1988-2013)
Hispanic
6%
21%
Harborside Middle School Black Students (1988-2013)
Black
4%
13%
Harborside Middle School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
79%
58%
Harborside Middle School White Students (1989-2013)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.36 0.40
Harborside Middle School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
8%
32%
Harborside Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1993-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
2%
5%
Harborside Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

Milford School District's student population of 6,405 students has decreased by 8% over five years.
The revenue/student of $17,227 in this district is less than the state average of $17,550. The district revenue/student has declined by 8% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $17,436 is higher than the state average of $15,389. The district spending/student has declined by 5% over four years.
School District Name Milford School District
Number of Schools
Managed
13
4
Number of Students Managed 6,405 1,685
Milford   School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $123 MM $31 MM
Milford   School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $124 MM $27 MM
Milford   School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $17,227 $17,550
Milford   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $17,436 $15,389
Milford   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Jonathan Law High School (1.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is West Shore Middle School (2.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Mathewson School (1.1 miles away)
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