Bacon Academy

Bacon Academy serves 983 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the CT average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 39%.
Bacon Academy operates within the Colchester School District.
The school district's 100% graduation rate is higher than the CT state average of 88%.

Overview

The student population of 983 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 81 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 983 students
Bacon Academy Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 46% Male / 54%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 81 teachers
Bacon Academy Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Bacon Academy Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.22 is less 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 12:1 13:1
Bacon Academy Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
1%
n/a
Bacon Academy American Indian (1999-2012)
Asian
1%
4%
Bacon Academy Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
4%
20%
Bacon Academy Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
3%
13%
Bacon Academy Black (1988-2012)
White
88%
61%
Bacon Academy White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Bacon Academy Sch Ethnicity Bacon Academy 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.
0.22 0.39
Bacon Academy Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
9%
30%
Bacon Academy 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.
2%
5%
Bacon Academy Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2007-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,633 students has grown by 14% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 100% has increased from 99% over five years.
School District Name Colchester School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
4
Number of Students Managed 3,633 1,845
Colchester   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 100% 88%
Colchester   School District Graduation Rate (1993-2009)
District Total Revenue $43 MM $29 MM
Colchester   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $41 MM $28 MM
Colchester   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $13,647 $15,687
Colchester   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $12,926 $15,388
Colchester   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 Lyman Memorial High School (4.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is William J. Johnston Middle School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Colchester Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • ColchesterColchester Elementary School
    380 Norwich Ave
    ColchesterCT 06415
    (860)537-9421
    0.9 mi | 680 students | Gr. PK-2                      
  • ColchesterWilliam J. Johnston Middle School
    360 Norwich Ave
    ColchesterCT 06415
    (860)537-2313
    0.9 mi | 700 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • ColchesterJack Jackter Intermediate School
    315 Halls Hill Rd
    ColchesterCT 06415
    (860)537-0717
    0.9 mi | 654 students | Gr. 3-5                      
  • LebanonLyman Memorial High School
    917 Exeter Rd
    LebanonCT 06249
    (860)642-7567
    4.7 mi | 445 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • LebanonLebanon Middle School
    891 Exeter Rd
    LebanonCT 06249
    (860)642-4702
    4.8 mi | 386 students | Gr. 5-8                      

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New London County, 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 0.37, which is lower than the Connecticut average of 0.39. The most diverse school district in New London County is Guam District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Connecticut or national school diversity statistics.