Multicultural Magnet School

700 Palisade Ave

Bridgeport, CT 06610-3457

Tel: (203)576-7505
Grades: KG-8

484 students

Multicultural Magnet School serves 484 students in grades KG-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the CT average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 90% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 39%.
Multicultural Magnet School operates within the Bridgeport School District.

Overview

The student population of 484 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2007)
Grades Offered Grades KG-8
Total Students 484 students
Gender % 45% Male / 55%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 31 teachers
Students by Grade Multicultural Magnet School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.56 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 16:1 13:1
Asian
3%
4%
Hispanic
62%
20%
Black
22%
13%
White
10%
61%
All Ethnic Groups Multicultural Magnet School Sch Ethnicity Multicultural Magnet 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.
0.56 0.39
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.
96%
30%
Multicultural Magnet 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.
1%
5%

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 1,845
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 $19,019 $15,687
Bridgeport   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $18,757 $15,388
Bridgeport   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Bullard-havens Technical High School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Park City Prep Charter School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is High Horizons Magnet School (0 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • BridgeportHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award High Horizons Magnet School
    Magnet School
    700 Palisade Ave
    BridgeportCT 06610
    (203)576-7807
    Magnet School

    0 mi | 430 students | Gr. KG-8                      
  • BridgeportBullard-havens Technical High School
    Vocational School
    500 Palisade Ave
    BridgeportCT 06610
    (203)579-6333
    Vocational School

    0.1 mi | 874 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • BridgeportSix-six Magnet School
    Magnet School
    601 Pearl Harbor St
    BridgeportCT 06610
    (203)330-6775
    Magnet School

    0.3 mi | 463 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • BridgeportEdison School
    115 Boston Terrace
    BridgeportCT 06610
    (203)576-7183
    0.5 mi | 251 students | Gr. KG-6                      
  • BridgeportHarding High School
    1734 Central Ave
    BridgeportCT 06610
    (203)576-7330
    0.7 mi | 1315 students | Gr. 9-12                      

School Reviews

  • Recommended November 17, 2009 - This school is the best school in bridgeport, aside from the ones next to it. It's big, clean and very good at teaching the material. This school is the only school in Bridgeport that's advanced with the material. There's all kinds of extracurricular activities. In addition, the faculty they have is great, and on top of that the school is bilingual! What more must you need to know that that is the school your son/daughter should go too? - Posted by Student/Alumni

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Did You Know?
Bridgeport, 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 0.20, which is lower than the Connecticut average of 0.4. The most diverse school in Bridgeport is Park City Academy. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Connecticut or national school diversity statistics.