Long River Middle School

38 Columbia Ave,

Prospect, CT, 06712-1638

Tel: (203)758-4421
Grades: 6-8

579 students

Long River Middle School serves 579 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the CT average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 39%.
Long River Middle School operates within the Regional 16 School District.

Overview

The student population of 579 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 43 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 579 students
Long River Middle School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 43 teachers
Long River Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Long River Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.17 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 13:1 13:1
Long River Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
4%
Long River Middle School Asian (1989-2012)
Hispanic
5%
20%
Long River Middle School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
n/a
13%
Long River Middle School Black (1988-2012)
White
91%
61%
Long River Middle School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Long River Middle School Sch Ethnicity Long River 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.
0.17 0.58
Long River 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.
8%
30%
Long River 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.
5%
5%
Long River Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,477 students has grown by 417% over five years.
School District Name Regional 16 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
4
Number of Students Managed 2,477 1,781
Regional   16 School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $40 MM $29 MM
Regional   16 School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $38 MM $28 MM
Regional   16 School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $84,205 $15,687
Regional   16 School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $78,271 $15,388
Regional   16 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 Crosby High School (3.1 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Community School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Algonquin School (0.4 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Prospect Community School
    12 Center St
    Prospect , CT , 06712
    (203)758-6674
    0.2  mi  |  208  students  |  Gr.  4-5
  • Prospect Algonquin School
    30 Coer Rd
    Prospect , CT , 06712
    (203)758-4408
    0.4  mi  |  475  students  |  Gr.  PK-3
  • Naugatuck Maple Hill School
    641 Maple Hill Rd
    Naugatuck , CT , 06770
    (203)720-5236
    2.2  mi  |  359  students  |  Gr.  KG-4
  • Waterbury Wendell L. Cross School
    1255 Hamilton Ave
    Waterbury , CT , 06706
    (203)574-8171
    2.7  mi  |  377  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Waterbury Michael F. Wallace Middle School
    3465 East Main St
    Waterbury , CT , 06705
    (203)574-8140
    2.8  mi  |  1223  students  |  Gr.  6-8

School Reviews

  • Recommended May 20, 2008 - This school is awesome! i am an eighth grader there and i would not dream of going anywhere else. All the teachers are just so nice and they always push you to do your best. It has great discipline and morals. the sports teams there are cool. they all seem to do so well, well in my opinion. so if you are moving to Prospect, you should definately go to LRMS. - Posted by Student/Alumni

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