655 Stillman St.
Bridgeport, CT 06608
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Achievement First Bridgeport Academy serves 1,127 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
Achievement First Bridgeport Academy placed in the top 50% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 51% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 48%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 63% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 58%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 50% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Students: 1,127 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 80-89% (Btm 50% in CT)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 51% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 63% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

School Overview

Achievement First Bridgeport Academy's student population of 1,127 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 63 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
1,127 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
63 teachers
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School Rankings

Achievement First Bridgeport Academy is ranked within the top 50% of all 957 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Achievement First Bridgeport Academy is 0.52, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
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State Level (CT)
Overall Testing Rank
#456 out of 957 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
48%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
58%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
45%
28%
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Black
53%
13%
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White
1%
50%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.52
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Graduation Rate
80-89%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
60%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Students: 1,127 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 80-89% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 51% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 63% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

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