Achievement First Bridgeport Academy

Achievement First Bridgeport Academy serves 1,062 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 bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 53% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 58% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 57%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.

Top Rankings

Achievement First Bridgeport Academy ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Connecticut for:

School Overview

Achievement First Bridgeport Academy's student population of 1,062 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 71 teachers has grown by 121% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Total Students1,062 students
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Total Classroom Teachers71 teachers
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School Rankings

Achievement First Bridgeport Academy is ranked within the top 50% of all 951 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Achievement First Bridgeport Academy is 0.52, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CT)
Overall Testing Rank
#448 out of 951 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:112:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
44%
25%
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Black
54%
13%
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White
n/a
54%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
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Diversity Score
0.520.64
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Graduation Rate
60-79%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
96%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBridgeport Achievement First School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Achievement First Bridgeport Academy is The Bridge Academy (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Great Oaks Charter School (0.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Bridgeport The Bridge Academy Charter School
    Math: 10-14% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-12 | 279 students
    0.2 miles
    160 Pulaski Street
    Bridgeport, CT 06608
    (203) 336-9999
    0.2 7-12 279
  • Bridgeport Great Oaks Charter School Charter School
    Math: 19% | Reading: 17%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-9 | 400 students
    0.4 miles
    510 Barnum Ave.
    Bridgeport, CT 06608
    (203) 870-8188
    0.4 6-9 400
  • Bridgeport New Beginnings Inc Family Academy Charter School
    Math: 11% | Reading: 24%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 497 students
    0.4 miles
    184 Garden St.
    Bridgeport, CT 06605
    (203) 384-2897
    0.4 PK-8 497
  • Bridgeport Park City Prep Charter School Charter School
    Math: 20% | Reading: 34%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 5-8 | 360 students
    0.4 miles
    1550 State Street
    Bridgeport, CT 06605
    (203) 953-3766
    0.4 5-8 360
  • Bridgeport Waltersville School Math: 18% | Reading: 25%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 473 students
    0.5 miles
    150 Hallett Street
    Bridgeport, CT 06608
    (203) 275-2400
    0.5 PK-8 473

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