804 State Street
New Haven, CT 06511
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Booker T. Washington Academy serves 300 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
Booker T. Washington Academy 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 45-49% (which is approximately equal to the Connecticut state average of 48%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 58%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 46% (majority Hispanic and Black).

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Booker T. Washington Academy ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Connecticut for:

School Overview

Booker T. Washington Academy's student population of 300 students has grown by 24% over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has grown by 33% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-4
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
300 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
24 teachers
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School Rankings

Booker T. Washington Academy 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 Booker T. Washington Academy is 0.28, which is less 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
This School
State Level (CT)
Overall Testing Rank
#559 out of 957 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
48%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
58%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
Hispanic
14%
25%
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Black
84%
13%
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White
1%
54%
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.28
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Eligible for Free Lunch
64%
31%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Booker T. Washington Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
17%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Booker T. Washington Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-4
  • Students: 300 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in CT
  • Math Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.28 (Btm 50%)

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