Amistad Academy

Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Amistad Academy serves 1,081 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50% (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 52% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 57%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower 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 46% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

Amistad Academy places among the top 20% of public schools in Connecticut for:

School Overview

Amistad Academy's student population of 1,081 students has stayed relatively flat 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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Total Classroom Teachers137 teachers
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School Comparison

Amistad Academy is ranked within the bottom 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 Amistad Academy is 0.49, 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
#528 out of 951 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio8:112:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
35%
25%
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Black
63%
13%
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White
1%
54%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
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Diversity Score
0.490.64
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Graduation Rate
≥90%
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 NameAmistad Academy School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Amistad Academy is Engineering - Science University Magnet School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Columbus Family Academy (0.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • New Haven Columbus Family Academy Math: 11% | Reading: 22%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 495 students
    0.4 miles
    255 Blatchley Ave.
    New Haven, CT 06513
    (475) 220-2500
    0.4 PK-8 495
  • New Haven East Rock Community Magnet School Math: 24% | Reading: 33%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 504 students
    0.4 miles
    133 Nash St.
    New Haven, CT 06511
    (475) 220-5900
    0.4 PK-8 504
  • New Haven Booker T. Washington Academy Charter School
    Math: 55-59% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-4 | 300 students
    0.6 miles
    804 State Street
    New Haven, CT 06511
    (203) 691-6535
    0.6 K-4 300
  • West Haven Engineering - Science University Magnet School Magnet School
    Math: 54% | Reading: 69%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-12 | 596 students
    0.6 miles
    500 Boston Post Road
    West Haven, CT 06516
    (475) 220-6000
    0.6 6-12 596
  • New Haven Fair Haven School Math: 9% | Reading: 19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 820 students
    0.6 miles
    164 Grand Ave.
    New Haven, CT 06513
    (475) 220-2600
    0.6 PK-8 820

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