Amistad Academy

  • 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 2015-16 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 2015-16 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 2015-16 school year.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 44%.

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School Overview

  • Amistad Academy's student population of 1,036 students has grown by 14% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Total Students1,036 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Amistad Academy
Total Classroom Teachersn/a
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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 2015-16 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%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
58%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Amistad Academy and the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Connecticut by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ration/a13:1
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Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
35%
23%
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Black
62%
13%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Amistad Academy and the percentage of Black students in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
1%
56%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Amistad Academy and the percentage of White students in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Amistad Academy.This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in CT.
Diversity Score0.500.42
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Graduation Rate≥80%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
65%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Amistad Academy and the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Amistad Academy and the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAmistad Academy School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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