Amity Middle School: Bethany

  • Amity Middle School: Bethany serves 383 students in grades 7-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 70% (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 79% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 58%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Amity Middle School: Bethany placed in the top 20% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the Connecticut state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 44%.

Top Placements

Amity Middle School: Bethany places among the top 20% of public schools in Connecticut for:

  • Category Attribute
  • Overall Rank Highest overall rank (Top 20%)
  • Math Proficiency Highest math proficiency (Top 20%)
  • Reading Language/Arts Proficiency Highest reading language/arts proficiency (Top 20%)

School Overview

  • Amity Middle School: Bethany's student population of 383 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students383 students
This chart display total students of Amity Middle School: Bethany by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Gender %This chart display gender of Amity Middle School: Bethany
Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Amity Middle School: Bethany by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Amity Middle School: Bethany by grade.

School Comparison

  • Amity Middle School: Bethany is ranked within the top 20% of all 968 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Amity Middle School: Bethany is 0.39, which is less 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)
70%
44%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Amity Middle School: Bethany and the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Connecticut by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
79%
58%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Amity Middle School: Bethany 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 Ratio13:113:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Amity Middle School: Bethany and the average student teacher ratio of Connecticut by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Asian
14%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Amity Middle School: Bethany and the percentage of Asian students in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Hispanic
n/a
23%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Amity Middle School: Bethany and the percentage of Hispanic students in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Black
3%
13%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Amity Middle School: Bethany and the percentage of Black students in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
77%
56%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Amity Middle School: Bethany and the percentage of White students in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
6%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Amity Middle School: Bethany and the percentage of students of two or more races in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Amity Middle School: Bethany.This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in CT.
Diversity Score0.390.42
This chart display the diversity score of Amity Middle School: Bethany and the average diversity score of Connecticut by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
4%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Amity Middle School: Bethany 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
1%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Amity Middle School: Bethany 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 NameRegional 05 School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

Show me:

School Reviews

Review Amity Middle School: Bethany. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
We’ll report on a new partnership between schools in Chicago and Boston that is bringing an award-winning digital education platform to their schools. So what exactly is Boom Writer?
We've put together this resource guide to help students and adults get the help they require to choose a good language immersion program.
We examine the oldest school district west of the Mississippi River – the Hawaii Department of Education.