Benjamin Jepson Magnet School

  • Benjamin Jepson Magnet School serves 530 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 19% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 44%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 41% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 58%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Benjamin Jepson Magnet 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 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the Connecticut state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 73% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 44%.

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School Overview

  • Benjamin Jepson Magnet School's student population of 530 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 37 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students530 students
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Total Classroom Teachers37 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Benjamin Jepson Magnet 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 decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Benjamin Jepson Magnet School is 0.66, 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)
19%
44%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
58%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:113:1
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Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
46%
23%
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Black
25%
13%
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White
27%
56%
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Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Benjamin Jepson Magnet School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in CT.
Diversity Score0.660.42
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Eligible for Free Lunch
50%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Benjamin Jepson Magnet School 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 Lunch
3%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Benjamin Jepson Magnet 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 NameNew Haven School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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