Amistad Academy

  • Amistad Academy serves 1,081 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 47% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 49% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 57%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Amistad Academy placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.

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School Overview

  • Amistad Academy's student population of 1,081 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 137 teachers has grown by 82% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Total Students1,081 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Amistad Academy
Total Classroom Teachers137 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Amistad Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 956 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 8:1 has decreased from 11:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Amistad Academy is 0.47, 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 School Rank (16-17)#562 out of 956 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio8:112:1
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Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
35%
25%
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Black
64%
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 Score0.470.64
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Graduation Rate80-89%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
96%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAmistad Academy School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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