Thomas Edison Magnet Middle School

1355 North Broad St

Meriden, CT 06450-2438

Tel: (203)639-8323
Grades: 6-8

721 students

Thomas Edison Magnet Middle School serves 721 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the CT average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 60% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 39%.
Thomas Edison Magnet Middle School operates within the Area Cooperative Educational School District.

Overview

The student population of 721 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 58 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 721 students
Thomas Edison Magnet Middle School Total Students (2002-2012)
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 58 teachers
Thomas Edison Magnet Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (2002-2012)
Students by Grade Thomas Edison Magnet Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.67 is more than the state average of 0.39. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CT) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 13:1
Thomas Edison Magnet Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (2002-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
4%
4%
Thomas Edison Magnet Middle School Asian (2002-2012)
Hispanic
38%
20%
Thomas Edison Magnet Middle School Hispanic (2002-2012)
Black
16%
13%
Thomas Edison Magnet Middle School Black (2002-2012)
White
40%
61%
Thomas Edison Magnet Middle School White (2002-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Thomas Edison Magnet Middle School Sch Ethnicity Thomas Edison Magnet Middle School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.67 0.39
Thomas Edison Magnet Middle School Diversity Score (2002-2012)
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.
31%
30%
Thomas Edison Magnet Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (2006-2012)
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.
4%
5%
Thomas Edison Magnet Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2006-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,585 students has grown by 23% over five years.
School District Name Area Cooperative Educational School District
Number of Schools
Managed
8
4
Number of Students Managed 2,585 1,845
Area Cooperative Educational School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $72 MM $29 MM
Area Cooperative Educational School District Total Revenue (1996-2009)
District Spending $17 MM $28 MM
Area Cooperative Educational School District Spending (1997-2009)
District Revenue / Student $34,526 $15,687
Area Cooperative Educational School District Revenue / Student (1997-2009)
District Spending / Student $8,169 $15,388
Area Cooperative Educational School District Spending / Student (1997-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Francis T. Maloney High School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Washington Middle School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Nathan Hale School (0.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • MeridenWashington Middle School
    1225 North Broad St
    MeridenCT 06450
    (203)235-6606
    0.1 mi | 836 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • MeridenNathan Hale School
    277 Atkins St Extension
    MeridenCT 06450
    (203)237-7486
    0.8 mi | 608 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • MeridenRoger Sherman School
    64 North Pearl St
    MeridenCT 06450
    (203)238-1286
    1.3 mi | 530 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • MeridenJohn Barry School
    124 Columbia St
    MeridenCT 06450
    (203)237-8831
    1.4 mi | 510 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • MeridenHanover School
    208 Main St
    MeridenCT 06450
    (203)235-6359
    1.7 mi | 521 students | Gr. PK-5                      

School Reviews

  • Recommended July 27, 2012 - This is outstanding school one of children was just promoted in June this year and my daughter is starting 7th grage this year and can''t wait to go back. I''ve never seen such a better attitude in learning and wanting to go to school after summer recess, since they left public school. - Posted by Parent
  • Recommended October 31, 2011 - This school is good. A lot of the kids that go here are really nice. The teachers are always pushing the students to their highest limit. The assignments are fast and easy but you learn a lot about the subject. - Posted by Student/Alumni

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Did You Know?
Meriden, CT public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.59, which is higher than the Connecticut average of 0.4. The most diverse school in Meriden is Thomas Edison Magnet Middle School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Connecticut or national school diversity statistics.