Amity Middle School: Bethany

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  • 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 2015-2016 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 2015-2016 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 2015-2016 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%.
  • Amity Middle School: Bethany operates within the Regional 05 School District.

Top Placements (Connecticut)

Amity Middle School: Bethany is Listed among the top 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
Gender %Amity Middle School: Bethany Gender
Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
Students by GradeAmity Middle School: Bethany Student 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 2015-2016 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%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
79%
58%
Student : Teacher Ratio13:113:1
Asian
14%
5%
Black
3%
13%
White
77%
56%
Two or more races
6%
3%
All Ethnic GroupsAmity Middle School: Bethany All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCT All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.390.42
Eligible for Free Lunch
4%
33%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Amity Middle School: Bethany is Regional 05 School District, which is ranked within the top 20% of all 195 school districts in Connecticut (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Regional 05 School District's student population of 2,244 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $19,491 in this district is less than the state average of $20,313. The district revenue/student has declined by 9% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $17,921 is less than the state average of $19,375. The district spending/student has declined by 11% over four school years.
    School District NameRegional 05 School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    3
    4
    Number of Students Managed2,2441,534
    Regional 05 School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    66%
    44%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    79%
    58%
    District Total Revenue$46 MM$31 MM
    District Spending$42 MM$30 MM
    District Revenue / Student$19,491$20,313
    District Spending / Student$17,921$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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