Middlesex Middle School

204 Hollow Tree Ridge Rd

Darien, CT 06820-4023

Tel: (203)655-2518
Grades 6-8
1,128 students
Middlesex Middle School serves 1,128 students in grades 6 - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the CT average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Asian), which is less than the state average of 42%.
Middlesex Middle School operates within the Darien School District.

School Overview

The student population of 1128 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 111 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2008)
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 1,128 students
Middlesex Middle School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Middlesex Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 111 teachers
Middlesex Middle School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Middlesex Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.13 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 10:1 13:1
Middlesex Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Asian
4%
5%
Middlesex Middle School Asian Students (1990-2014)
Hispanic
3%
21%
Middlesex Middle School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
93%
58%
Middlesex Middle School White Students (1990-2014)
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.
0.13 0.40
Middlesex 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.
n/a
32%
Middlesex Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2013)
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.
n/a
5%
Middlesex Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

Darien School District's student population of 4,903 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $19,121 is higher than the state average of $17,550. The district revenue/student has declined by 6% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $17,920 is higher than the state average of $15,389. The district spending/student has declined by 6% over four years.
School District Name Darien School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
4
Number of Students Managed 4,903 1,685
Darien   School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $92 MM $31 MM
Darien   School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $86 MM $27 MM
Darien   School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $19,121 $17,550
Darien   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $17,920 $15,389
Darien   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 Darien High School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Dolan School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Holmes Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • DarienDarien High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1354 students
    0.8 miles
    80 High School Ln
    DarienCT 06820
    (203)655-3981
    0.89-121354
  • DarienHolmes Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 454 students
    0.8 miles
    18 Hoyt St
    DarienCT 06820
    (203)353-4371
    0.8KG-5454
  • Darien Hindley Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 565 students
    1.2 miles
    10 Nearwater Ln
    DarienCT 06820
    (203)655-1323
    1.2KG-5565
  • StamfordDolan School
    Grades: 6-8 | 573 students
    1.4 miles
    51 Toms Rd
    StamfordCT 06906
    (203)977-4441
    1.46-8573
  • StamfordJulia A. Stark School
    Grades: KG-5 | 616 students
    1.4 miles
    398 Glenbrook Rd
    StamfordCT 06906
    (203)977-4583
    1.4KG-5616

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5.0  1/27/2010
My doughters both went to Middlesex and its wonderful! The teachers are great, and they both got great grades!
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