Blackham School

  • Blackham School serves 1,127 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 12% (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 19% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 57%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Connecticut state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 80% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 45%.

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School Overview

  • Blackham School's student population of 1,127 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 69 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students1,127 students
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Total Classroom Teachers69 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Blackham School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Blackham School is 0.66, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.43. 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#936 out of 968 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
12%
46%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
19%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:113:1
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Asian
3%
5%
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Hispanic
46%
24%
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Black
31%
13%
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White
20%
55%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Blackham School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CT.
Diversity Score0.660.43
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Eligible for Free Lunch
42%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Blackham School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBridgeport School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Bridgeport Madison School
    Grades: K-6 | 537 students
    0.4 miles
    376 Wayne St.
    Bridgeport, CT 06606
    (203)576-7186
    0.4 K-6 537
  • Bridgeport Bridgeport Learning Center
    Grades: 1-12 | 64 students
    0.6 miles
    280 Tesiny Ave.
    Bridgeport, CT 06606
    (203)576-8465
    0.6 1-12 64
  • Bridgeport Read School
    Grades: PK-8 | 923 students
    0.8 miles
    130 Ezra St.
    Bridgeport, CT 06606
    (203)576-8030
    0.8 PK-8 923
  • Bridgeport Skane Center
    Grades: PK | 220 students
    0.8 miles
    2977 North Madison Ave.
    Bridgeport, CT 06606
    (203)576-7181
    0.8 PK 220
  • Bridgeport Central High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1515 students
    1.2 miles
    1 Lincoln Blvd.
    Bridgeport, CT 06606
    (203)576-7377
    1.2 9-12 1515

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