Chippens Hill Middle School

Chippens Hill Middle School serves 817 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the CT average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 39%.
Chippens Hill Middle School operates within the Bristol School District.

Overview

The student population of 817 students has declined by 7% over five years.
The teacher population of 71 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 817 students
Chippens Hill Middle School Total Students (1994-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 71 teachers
Chippens Hill Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1994-2012)
Students by Grade Chippens Hill Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.49 is less than the state average of 0.77. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CT) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1 13:1
Chippens Hill Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1994-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
4%
Chippens Hill Middle School Asian (1994-2012)
Hispanic
18%
20%
Chippens Hill Middle School Hispanic (1994-2012)
Black
8%
13%
Chippens Hill Middle School Black (1994-2012)
White
69%
61%
Chippens Hill Middle School White (1994-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Chippens Hill Middle School Sch Ethnicity Chippens Hill 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.
0.49 0.77
Chippens Hill Middle School Diversity Score (1994-2012)
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.
36%
30%
Chippens Hill Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2012)
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.
6%
5%
Chippens Hill Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 8,449 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Bristol School District
Number of Schools
Managed
16
4
Number of Students Managed 8,449 1,845
Bristol   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $123 MM $29 MM
Bristol   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $125 MM $28 MM
Bristol   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $14,008 $15,687
Bristol   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $14,208 $15,388
Bristol   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 Community/vocational Program High School (2.4 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Eli Terry Junior Middle School (2.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is John J. Jennings School (1.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Bristol John J. Jennings School
    291 Burlington Ave
    Bristol , CT , 06010
    (860)584-7804
    1.4  mi  |  387  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Bristol Clara T. O'connell School
    120 Park St
    Bristol , CT , 06010
    (860)584-7815
    2  mi  |  348  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Bristol Edgewood School
    345 Mix St
    Bristol , CT , 06010
    (860)584-7828
    2.3  mi  |  392  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Terryville Harry S. Fisher Elementary School
    79 North Main St
    Terryville , CT , 06786
    (860)314-2770
    2.4  mi  |  349  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Terryville Eli Terry Junior Middle School
    79 North Main St
    Terryville , CT , 06786
    (860)314-2790
    2.4  mi  |  427  students  |  Gr.  6-8

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Did You Know?
Bristol, 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 0.48, which is higher than the Connecticut average of 0.4. The most diverse school in Bristol is Lafayette Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Connecticut or national school diversity statistics.