John Read Middle School

John Read Middle School serves 553 students in grades 5-8.
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 41%.
John Read Middle School operates within the Redding School District.

Overview

The student population of 553 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2012)
Grades Offered Grades 5-8
Total Students 553 students
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers n/a
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The school's diversity score of 0.24 is less than the state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CT) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio n/a 13:1
Asian
2%
4%
Hispanic
5%
21%
White
87%
59%
Two or more races
6%
2%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.24 0.40
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.
3%
32%
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 1,132 students has decreased by 13% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $18,517 is higher than the state average of $15,687. The district revenue/student has grown by 30% over four years.
The district spending/student of $17,575 is higher than the state average of $15,388. The district spending/student has grown by 28% over four years.
School District Name Redding School District
Number of Schools
Managed
2
4
Number of Students Managed 1,132 1,728
District Total Revenue $24 MM $29 MM
District Spending $23 MM $28 MM
District Revenue / Student $18,517 $15,687
District Spending / Student $17,575 $15,388
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 Joel Barlow High School (3.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is East Ridge Middle School (5.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Redding Elementary School (1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Redding CenterRedding Elementary School
    33 Lonetown Rd
    Redding CenterCT 06875
    (203)938-2519
    1 mi | Gr. PK-4 | 579 students                      
  • ReddingJoel Barlow High School
    100 Black Rock Turnpike
    ReddingCT 06896
    (203)938-2508
    3.1 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 1012 students                      
  • RidgefieldBranchville Elementary School
    40 Florida Rd
    RidgefieldCT 06877
    (203)544-7980
    3.3 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 405 students                      
  • RidgefieldFarmingville Elementary School
    324 Farmingtonroad
    RidgefieldCT 06877
    (203)431-2830
    3.4 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 361 students                      
  • BethelFrank A. Berry School
    200 Whittlesey Dr
    BethelCT 06801
    (203)794-8680
    5 mi | Gr. PK-3 | 497 students                      

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