Bear Path School

  • Bear Path School serves 456 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 50% (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 55% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 58%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Bear Path School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the Connecticut state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 44%.

School Overview

  • Bear Path School's student population of 456 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 Kindergarten-6
Total Students456 students
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Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Bear Path School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 14:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Bear Path School is 0.61, which is more 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)
50%
44%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
58%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:113:1
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Asian
8%
5%
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Hispanic
17%
23%
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Black
9%
13%
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White
59%
56%
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Two or more races
7%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Bear Path School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in CT.
Diversity Score0.610.42
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Eligible for Free Lunch
12%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Bear Path School 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 NameHamden School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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  • Hamden Hamden Middle School
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    1.0 miles
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    Hamden, CT 06517
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  • Hamden Shepherd Glen School
    Grades: K-6 | 304 students
    1.0 miles
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    Hamden, CT 06514
    (203)407-2070
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  • Hamden Whitney High School North Alternative School
    Grades: 9-12 | 95 students
    1.5 miles
    205 Skiff St.
    Hamden, CT 06517
    (203)407-4500
    1.5 9-12 95
  • Hamden Whitney High School West Alternative School
    Grades: 9-12 | 42 students
    1.5 miles
    205 Skiff Street
    Hamden, CT 06517
    (203)407-4500
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  • Hamden Whitney High School East Alternative School
    Grades: 9-12 | 113 students
    1.6 miles
    261 Skiff St.
    Hamden, CT 06517
    (203)281-3577
    1.6 9-12 113

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