Torrington Middle School

Torrington Middle School serves 1,041 students in grades 6 - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the CT average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 42%.
Torrington Middle School operates within the Torrington School District.

School Overview

The student population of 1041 students has declined by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 79 teachers has declined by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 1,041 students
Torrington Middle School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Torrington Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 79 teachers
Torrington Middle School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Torrington Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.46 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 13:1 13:1
Torrington Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
3%
5%
Torrington Middle School Asian Students (1988-2014)
Hispanic
19%
21%
Torrington Middle School Black Students (1988-2014)
Black
5%
13%
Torrington Middle School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
71%
58%
Torrington Middle School White Students (1988-2014)
Two or more races
2%
2%
Torrington Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Torrington Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown CT All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.46 0.40
Torrington Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
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.
39%
32%
Torrington Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2014)
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.
9%
5%
Torrington Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 4,265 students has decreased by 8% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $16,888 is less than the state average of $17,550. The district revenue/student has grown by 15% over four years.
The district spending/student of $16,033 is higher than the state average of $15,389. The district spending/student has grown by 15% over four years.
School District Name Torrington School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
4
Number of Students Managed 4,265 1,685
Torrington   School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $78 MM $31 MM
Torrington   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $74 MM $27 MM
Torrington   School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $16,888 $17,550
Torrington   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $16,033 $15,389
Torrington   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
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 Torrington High School (2.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Flex Middle School (5.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Torringford School (1.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • TorringtonTorringford School
    1.5 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 623 students631 Torringford West St
    TorringtonCT 06790
    (860)489-2299
    1.5KG-5623
  • New HartfordBakerville Consolidated School
    2.1 miles | Grades: KG-2 | 117 students51 Cedar Ln
    New HartfordCT 06057
    (860)482-0288
    2.1KG-2117
  • TorringtonEast School
    2.1 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 378 students215 Hogan Dr
    TorringtonCT 06790
    (860)489-2346
    2.1PK-5378
  • TorringtonTorrington High School
    2.4 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 1055 students50 Major Besse Dr
    TorringtonCT 06790
    (860)489-2294
    2.49-121055
  • TorringtonOliver Wolcott Technical High School
    Vocational School
    2.6 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 647 students75 Oliver St
    TorringtonCT 06790
    (860)496-5300
    2.69-12647

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