John Read Middle School

John Read Middle School serves 592 students in grades 5-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the CT average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 39%.
John Read Middle School operates within the Redding School District.

Overview

The student population of 592 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 55 teachers 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 592 students
John Read Middle School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 55 teachers
John Read Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade John Read 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 0.24 is less than the state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CT) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1 13:1
John Read Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
4%
John Read Middle School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
4%
20%
John Read Middle School Hispanic (1993-2012)
Black
n/a
13%
John Read Middle School Black (1990-2012)
White
87%
61%
John Read Middle School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups John Read Middle School Sch Ethnicity John Read 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.
0.24 0.58
John Read Middle School 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.
1%
30%
John Read Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2012)
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.
1%
5%
John Read Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,207 students has grown by 105% over five years.
School District Name Redding School District
Number of Schools
Managed
2
4
Number of Students Managed 1,207 1,781
Redding   School District Number of Students Managed (1987-2012)
District Total Revenue $24 MM $29 MM
Redding   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $23 MM $28 MM
Redding   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $41,039 $15,687
Redding   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $38,952 $15,388
Redding   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 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 Students Grades
  • Redding Redding Elementary School
    33 Lonetown Rd
    Redding , CT , 06875
    (203)938-2519
    1  mi  |  615  students  |  Gr.  PK-4
  • Redding Joel Barlow High School
    100 Black Rock Turnpike
    Redding , CT , 06896
    (203)938-2508
    3.1  mi  |  1007  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Ridgefield Branchville Elementary School
    40 Florida Rd
    Ridgefield , CT , 06877
    (203)544-7980
    3.3  mi  |  430  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Ridgefield Farmingville Elementary School
    324 Farmingtonroad
    Ridgefield , CT , 06877
    (203)431-2830
    3.4  mi  |  340  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Bethel Frank A. Berry School
    200 Whittlesey Dr
    Bethel , CT , 06801
    (203)794-8680
    5  mi  |  493  students  |  Gr.  PK-3

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