Betsy Ross Arts Magnet School

Tel: (203)946-8974
  • Betsy Ross Arts Magnet School serves 456 students in grades 5-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 21% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 44%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 42% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 58%) for the 2015-2016 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 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Connecticut state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 75% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 44%.
  • Betsy Ross Arts Magnet School operates within the New Haven School District.

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School Overview

  • Betsy Ross Arts Magnet School's student population of 456 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 38 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 5-8
Total Students456 students
Gender %Betsy Ross Arts Magnet School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
Students by GradeBetsy Ross Arts Magnet School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Betsy Ross Arts 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 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has increased from 11:1 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 0.42. 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)
21%
44%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
58%
Student : Teacher Ratio12:113:1
Asian
1%
5%
Hispanic
29%
23%
Black
44%
13%
White
25%
56%
Two or more races
1%
3%
All Ethnic GroupsBetsy Ross Arts Magnet School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCT All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.670.42
Eligible for Free Lunch
41%
33%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Betsy Ross Arts Magnet School is New Haven School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 195 school districts in Connecticut (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • New Haven School District's student population of 21,669 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $22,337 is higher than the state average of $20,313. The district revenue/student has grown by 6% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $21,307 is higher than the state average of $19,375. The district spending/student has grown by 7% over four school years.
    School District NameNew Haven School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    52
    4
    Number of Students Managed21,6691,534
    New Haven School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    19%
    44%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    34%
    58%
    District Total Revenue$472 MM$31 MM
    District Spending$451 MM$30 MM
    District Revenue / Student$22,337$20,313
    District Spending / Student$21,307$19,375
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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