Barack H. Obama Magnet University School (Closed 2021)

69 Farnham Ave
New Haven, CT 06515
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Barack H. Obama Magnet University School served 284 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
Barack H. Obama Magnet University School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 20-24% (which was lower than the Connecticut state average of 48%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 30-34% (which was lower than the Connecticut state average of 58%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 was lower than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment was 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which was higher than the Connecticut state average of 50% (majority Hispanic and Black).

School Overview

School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-4
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
284 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
27 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CT)
Overall Testing Rank
#816 out of 957 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
48%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
58%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
4%
5%
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Hispanic
48%
28%
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Black
41%
13%
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White
4%
50%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
73%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

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