Luis Munoz Marin School

Tel: (203)576-8202
Grades: PK-8

898 students

Luis Munoz Marin School serves 898 students in grades PK-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the CT average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 39%.
Luis Munoz Marin School operates within the Bridgeport School District.

Overview

The student population of 898 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 57 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-8
Total Students 898 students
Luis Munoz Marin School Total Students (1992-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 57 teachers
Luis Munoz Marin School Total Classroom Teachers (1992-2012)
Students by Grade Luis Munoz Marin School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.46 is less than the state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CT) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 13:1
Luis Munoz Marin School Student : Teacher Ratio (1992-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
4%
Luis Munoz Marin School Asian (1992-2011)
Hispanic
69%
20%
Luis Munoz Marin School Hispanic (1992-2012)
Black
26%
13%
Luis Munoz Marin School Black (1992-2012)
White
2%
61%
Luis Munoz Marin School White (1992-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Luis Munoz Marin School Sch Ethnicity Luis Munoz Marin 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.
0.46 0.58
Luis Munoz Marin School Diversity Score (1992-2012)
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.
99%
30%
Luis Munoz Marin School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2012)
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.
n/a
5%
Luis Munoz Marin School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2011)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 20,839 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Bridgeport School District
Number of Schools
Managed
35
4
Number of Students Managed 20,839 1,781
Bridgeport   School District Number of Students Managed (1987-2012)
District Total Revenue $389 MM $29 MM
Bridgeport   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $384 MM $28 MM
Bridgeport   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $19,021 $15,687
Bridgeport   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $18,759 $15,388
Bridgeport   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
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 Harding High School (0.4 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Park City Prep Charter School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Edison School (0.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Bridgeport Harding High School
    1734 Central Ave
    Bridgeport , CT , 06610
    (203)576-7330
    0.4  mi  |  1315  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Bridgeport Greater Bridgeport Community Mental Health Center
    1635 Central Ave
    Bridgeport , CT , 06610
    (203)551-7400
    0.4  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  n/a
  • Bridgeport New Beginnings Inc. Family Academy
    Charter School
    510 Barnum Ave
    Bridgeport , CT , 06608
    (203)336-9852
    Charter School
    0.5  mi  |  361  students  |  Gr.  KG-8
  • Bridgeport Park City Prep Charter School
    Charter School
    510 Barnum Ave
    Bridgeport , CT , 06608
    (203)953-3766
    Charter School
    0.5  mi  |  257  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Bridgeport Edison School
    115 Boston Terrace
    Bridgeport , CT , 06610
    (203)576-7183
    0.6  mi  |  251  students  |  Gr.  KG-6

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