Amity Middle School: Orange

  • Amity Middle School: Orange serves 375 students in grades 7-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 66% (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 78% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 58%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Amity Middle School: Orange 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 11:1 is lower than the Connecticut state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 44%.

Top Placements

Amity Middle School: Orange 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%)
  • Student Attention Lowest teacher:student ratio (Top 20%)

School Overview

  • Amity Middle School: Orange's student population of 375 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 33 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students375 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Amity Middle School: Orange
Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Amity Middle School: Orange by grade.

School Comparison

  • Amity Middle School: Orange 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 11:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Amity Middle School: Orange is 0.33, 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)
66%
44%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
78%
58%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Amity Middle School: Orange 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 Ratio11:113:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Amity Middle School: Orange 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: Orange 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: Orange and the percentage of Hispanic students in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Black
1%
13%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Amity Middle School: Orange and the percentage of Black students in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
81%
56%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Amity Middle School: Orange and the percentage of White students in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
4%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Amity Middle School: Orange.This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in CT.
Diversity Score0.330.42
This chart display the diversity score of Amity Middle School: Orange 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: Orange 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 Lunchn/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Amity Middle School: Orange and the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2013-14 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

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    Orange, CT 06477
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    Grades: PK-K | 163 students
    1.8 miles
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    Orange, CT 06477
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  • West Haven Asd Lab Middle School Special Education School
    Grades: 5-8 | 10 students
    1.9 miles
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    West Haven, CT 06516
    (203)937-4333
    1.9 5-8 10
  • West Haven Carrigan 5/6 Intermediate School
    Grades: 5-6 | 901 students
    1.9 miles
    2 Tetlow St.
    West Haven, CT 06516
    (203)937-4390
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  • West Haven Forest School
    Grades: PK-4 | 461 students
    1.9 miles
    95 Burwell Rd.
    West Haven, CT 06516
    (203)931-6800
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