Amistad Academy

Tel: (203)772-7000
  • Amistad Academy serves 1,036 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 46% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 44%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 56% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 58%) for the 2015-2016 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 2015-2016 school year.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 44%.
  • Amistad Academy operates within the Amistad Academy School District.
  • Amistad Academy School District's 80% graduation rate is lower than the Connecticut state average of 88%.

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School Overview

  • Amistad Academy's student population of 1036 students has grown by 14% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Total Students1,036 students
Gender %Amistad Academy Gender
Total Classroom Teachersn/a
Students by GradeAmistad Academy Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Amistad Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 968 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The diversity score of Amistad Academy is 0.50, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CT)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
44%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
58%
Student : Teacher Ration/a13:1
Hispanic
35%
23%
Black
62%
13%
White
1%
56%
Two or more races
2%
3%
All Ethnic GroupsAmistad Academy All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCT All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.500.42
Graduation Rate≥80%
88%
Eligible for Free Lunch
65%
33%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
5%

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Amistad Academy is Amistad Academy School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 195 school districts in Connecticut (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Amistad Academy School District's student population of 1,036 students has grown by 14% over five school years.
    • The district's graduation rate of 80% has increased from 40-59% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $16,698 in this district is less than the state average of $20,313. The district revenue/student has grown by 23% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $17,705 is less than the state average of $19,375. The district spending/student has grown by 24% over four school years.
    School District NameAmistad Academy School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    1
    4
    Number of Students Managed1,0361,534
    Amistad Academy School District Students Managed (2000-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    46%
    44%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    56%
    58%
    District Graduation Rate≥80%
    88%
    District Total Revenue$15 MM$31 MM
    District Spending$16 MM$30 MM
    District Revenue / Student$16,698$20,313
    District Spending / Student$17,705$19,375
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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