Biotechnology Research And Zoological Studies High School At The Fa

840 Old Town Road
Bridgeport, CT 06606
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Biotechnology Research And Zoological Studies High School At The Fa serves 471 students in grades 9-12.
Biotechnology Research And Zoological Studies High School At The Fa 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 is 25-29% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 48%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55-59% (which is approximately equal to the Connecticut state average of 58%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 76% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 46% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Rankings

Biotechnology Research And Zoological Studies High School At The Fa ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Connecticut for:

School Overview

Biotechnology Research And Zoological Studies High School At The Fa's student population of 471 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
471 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
31 teachers
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School Rankings

Biotechnology Research And Zoological Studies High School At The Fa is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 957 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Biotechnology Research And Zoological Studies High School At The Fa is 0.70, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
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State Level (CT)
Overall Testing Rank
#636 out of 957 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
48%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
58%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
6%
5%
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Hispanic
39%
25%
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Black
30%
13%
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White
24%
54%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.70
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Graduation Rate
90-94%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
60%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
2%
5%
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 471 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 76%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90-94% (Btm 50% in CT)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.70 (Top 10%)

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