Middlesex Middle School

204 Hollow Tree Ridge Rd

Darien, CT 06820-4023

Tel: (203)655-2518
Grades: 6-8

1,154 students

Middlesex Middle School serves 1,154 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the CT average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Asian), which is less than the state average of 39%.
Middlesex Middle School operates within the Darien School District.

Overview

The student population of 1154 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 117 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2008)
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 1,154 students
Middlesex Middle School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 117 teachers
Students by Grade Middlesex Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.13 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 10:1 13:1
Middlesex Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
3%
4%
Hispanic
2%
20%
White
93%
61%
All Ethnic Groups Middlesex Middle School Sch Ethnicity Middlesex 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.
0.13 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.
n/a
30%
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%
Middlesex Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 4,815 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Darien School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
4
Number of Students Managed 4,815 1,845
District Total Revenue $91 MM $29 MM
Darien   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $87 MM $28 MM
Darien   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $19,188 $15,687
Darien   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $18,365 $15,388
Darien   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 Darien High School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Dolan School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Holmes Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • DarienHolmes Elementary School
    18 Hoyt St
    DarienCT 06820
    (203)353-4371
    0.8 mi | 419 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • DarienDarien High School
    80 High School Ln
    DarienCT 06820
    (203)655-3981
    0.8 mi | 1315 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • DarienHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Hindley Elementary School
    10 Nearwater Ln
    DarienCT 06820
    (203)655-1323
    1.2 mi | 570 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • StamfordJulia A. Stark School
    398 Glenbrook Rd
    StamfordCT 06906
    (203)977-4583
    1.4 mi | 567 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • StamfordToquam Magnet School
    Magnet School
    123 Ridgewood Ave
    StamfordCT 06907
    (203)977-4556
    Magnet School

    1.4 mi | 647 students | Gr. KG-5                      

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  • Recommended January 27, 2010 - My doughters both went to Middlesex and its wonderful! The teachers are great, and they both got great grades! - Posted by Parent

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Fairfield 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 0.43, which is higher than the Connecticut average of 0.39. The most diverse school district in Fairfield County is Guam District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Connecticut or national school diversity statistics.