Thomas Edison Magnet Middle School

1355 North Broad St

Meriden, CT 06450-2438

Tel: (203)639-8323
Grades 6-8
711 students
Thomas Edison Magnet Middle School serves 711 students in grades 6 - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the CT average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 42%.
Thomas Edison Magnet Middle School operates within the Area Cooperative Educational School District.

School Overview

The student population of 711 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 60 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 711 students
Thomas Edison Magnet Middle School Total Students (2004-2014)
Gender % Thomas Edison Magnet Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 60 teachers
Thomas Edison Magnet Middle School Total Teachers (2004-2014)
Students by Grade Thomas Edison Magnet Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.65 is more 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 12:1 13:1
Thomas Edison Magnet Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (2002-2014)
Asian
4%
5%
Thomas Edison Magnet Middle School Asian Students (2004-2014)
Hispanic
42%
21%
Thomas Edison Magnet Middle School Black Students (2004-2014)
Black
15%
13%
Thomas Edison Magnet Middle School Black Students (2004-2014)
White
39%
58%
Thomas Edison Magnet Middle School White Students (2004-2014)
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.
0.65 0.40
Thomas Edison Magnet Middle School Diversity Score (2004-2014)
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.
46%
32%
Thomas Edison Magnet Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (2006-2014)
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.
10%
5%
Thomas Edison Magnet Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2006-2014)

District Comparison

Area Cooperative Educational School District's student population of 1,933 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $29,797 is higher than the state average of $17,550. The district revenue/student has declined by 14% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $7,891 is less than the state average of $15,389. The district spending/student has declined by 17% over four years.
School District Name Area Cooperative Educational School District
Number of Schools
Managed
8
4
Number of Students Managed 1,933 1,685
Area Cooperative Educational School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $62 MM $31 MM
Area Cooperative Educational School District District Total Revenue (1996-2014)
District Spending $16 MM $27 MM
Area Cooperative Educational School District District Spending (1998-2014)
District Revenue / Student $29,797 $17,550
Area Cooperative Educational School District District Revenue / Student (1998-2014)
District Spending / Student $7,891 $15,389
Area Cooperative Educational School District District Spending / Student (1998-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Francis T. Maloney High School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Washington Middle School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Nathan Hale School (0.8 miles away)
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  • MeridenWashington Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 761 students
    0.1 miles
    1225 North Broad St
    MeridenCT 06450
    (203)235-6606
    0.16-8761
  • MeridenNathan Hale School
    Grades: PK-5 | 612 students
    0.8 miles
    277 Atkins St Extension
    MeridenCT 06450
    (203)237-7486
    0.8PK-5612
  • MeridenRoger Sherman School
    Grades: PK-5 | 477 students
    1.3 miles
    64 North Pearl St
    MeridenCT 06450
    (203)238-1286
    1.3PK-5477
  • MeridenJohn Barry School
    Grades: PK-5 | 509 students
    1.4 miles
    124 Columbia St
    MeridenCT 06450
    (203)237-8831
    1.4PK-5509
  • MeridenFrancis T. Maloney High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1173 students
    1.7 miles
    121 Gravel St
    MeridenCT 06450
    (203)238-2334
    1.79-121173

School Reviews

This is outstanding school one of children was just promoted in June this year and my daughter is starting 7th grage this year and can't wait to go back. I''ve never seen such a better attitude in learning and wanting to go to school after summer recess, since they left public school.
- Posted by Parent, 05/17/16
This school is good. A lot of the kids that go here are really nice. The teachers are always pushing the students to their highest limit. The assignments are fast and easy but you learn a lot about the subject.
- Posted by Student/Alumni, 10/31/11

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