John Read Middle School

John Read Middle School serves 520 students in grades 5 - 8.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 42%.
John Read Middle School operates within the Redding School District.

School Overview

The student population of 520 students has declined by 10% over five years.
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2012)
Grades Offered Grades 5-8
Total Students 520 students
John Read Middle School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % John Read Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers n/a
John Read Middle School Total Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade John Read Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The school's diversity score of 0.27 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 n/a 13:1
John Read Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2012)
Asian
3%
5%
John Read Middle School Asian Students (1990-2014)
Hispanic
5%
21%
John Read Middle School Black Students (1993-2014)
White
85%
58%
John Read Middle School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
7%
2%
John Read Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2014)
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.
0.27 0.40
John Read 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.
3%
32%
John Read Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2014)
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.
1%
5%
John Read Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

Redding School District's student population of 1,060 students has decreased by 14% over five years.
The revenue/student of $19,181 is higher than the state average of $17,550. The district revenue/student has declined by 13% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $18,135 is higher than the state average of $15,389. The district spending/student has declined by 13% over four years.
School District Name Redding School District
Number of Schools
Managed
2
4
Number of Students Managed 1,060 1,685
Redding   School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $24 MM $31 MM
Redding   School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $23 MM $27 MM
Redding   School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $19,181 $17,550
Redding   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $18,135 $15,389
Redding   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 Joel Barlow High School (3.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is East Ridge Middle School (5.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Redding Elementary School (1 miles away)
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    Grades: PK-4 | 540 students
    1 miles
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    3.1 miles
    100 Black Rock Turnpike
    ReddingCT 06896
    (203)938-2508
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    3.3 miles
    40 Florida Rd
    RidgefieldCT 06877
    (203)544-7980
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    3.4 miles
    324 Farmingtonroad
    RidgefieldCT 06877
    (203)431-2830
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    5 miles
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    BethelCT 06801
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