Amity Middle School: Bethany

  • Amity Middle School: Bethany serves 330 students in grades 7-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 67% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 76% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 57%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Amity Middle School: Bethany placed in the top 30% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 46%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Amity Middle School: Bethany's student population of 330 students has declined by 14% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 34 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students330 students
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Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Amity Middle School: Bethany is ranked within the top 30% of all 956 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has decreased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Amity Middle School: Bethany is 0.38, 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 School Rank (16-17)#197 out of 956 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
67%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
76%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:112:1
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Asian
16%
5%
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Hispanic
3%
25%
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Black
1%
13%
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White
77%
54%
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Two or more races
3%
3%
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Diversity Score0.380.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
3%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRegional School District 05 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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