Betsy Ross Arts Magnet School

  • Betsy Ross Arts Magnet School serves 448 students in grades 5-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 24% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 39% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 57%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Betsy Ross Arts 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Connecticut state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 45%.

Top Placements

Betsy Ross Arts Magnet School places among the top 20% of public schools in Connecticut for:

School Overview

  • Betsy Ross Arts Magnet School's student population of 448 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 42 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 5-8
Total Students448 students
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Total Classroom Teachers42 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Betsy Ross Arts Magnet School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 11:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Betsy Ross Arts Magnet School is 0.67, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CT)
Overall School Rank#774 out of 956 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
46%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:113:1
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Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
29%
24%
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Black
43%
13%
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White
26%
55%
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Two or more races
1%
3%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Betsy Ross Arts Magnet School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CT.
Diversity Score0.670.63
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Eligible for Free Lunch
47%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew Haven School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school to Betsy Ross Arts Magnet School is Sound School (0.5 miles away)
  • The nearest middle school, elementary school is Truman School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • New Haven Truman School
    Grades: PK-8 | 533 students
    0.4 miles
    114 Truman St.
    New Haven, CT 06519
    (475)220-2100
    0.4 PK-8 533
  • New Haven Hill Central Music Academy
    Grades: PK-8 | 487 students
    0.5 miles
    140 Dewitt St.
    New Haven, CT 06519
    (475)220-6100
    0.5 PK-8 487
  • New Haven Sound School
    Grades: 9-12 | 333 students
    0.5 miles
    60 South Water St.
    New Haven, CT 06519
    (203)946-6937
    0.5 9-12 333
  • New Haven Clemente Leadership Academy
    Grades: K-8 | 480 students
    0.7 miles
    360 Columbus Avenue
    New Haven, CT 06519
    (475)220-7600
    0.7 K-8 480
  • New Haven Riverside Education Academy Special Education School
    Grades: 9-12 | 86 students
    0.7 miles
    560 Ella Grasso Blvd.
    New Haven, CT 06519
    (475)220-6700
    0.7 9-12 86

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