Booker T. Washington Academy

Rank
6/
10
Top 50%
Booker T. Washington Academy serves 300 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
Booker T. Washington Academy placed in the top 50% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55-59% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-64% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 57%) for the 2017-18 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).

Top Placements

Booker T. Washington Academy places 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 66% over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has grown by 84% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-4
Total Students300 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

Booker T. Washington Academy is ranked within the top 50% of all 951 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (CT)
Overall Testing Rank
#399 out of 951 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:112:1
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American Indian
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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%
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Diversity Score
0.280.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
64%
31%
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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.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBooker T Washington Academy D School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Booker T. Washington Academy is Engineering - Science University Magnet School (0.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • West Haven Engineering - Science University Magnet School Magnet School
    Math: 54% | Reading: 69%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-12 | 596 students
    0.0 miles
    500 Boston Post Road
    West Haven, CT 06516
    (475) 220-6000
    0 6-12 596
  • New Haven Elm City College Preparatory School Charter School
    Math: 53% | Reading: 63%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-12 | 752 students
    0.5 miles
    407 James Street
    New Haven, CT 06513
    (203) 772-7010
    0.5 K-12 752
  • New Haven Amistad Academy Charter School
    Math: 50% | Reading: 52%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-12 | 1,081 student
    0.6 miles
    130 Edgewood Avenue
    New Haven, CT 06511
    (203) 772-7000
    0.6 K-12 1,081
  • New Haven Conte/west Hills Magnet School Math: 25% | Reading: 39%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 661 students
    0.6 miles
    511 Chapel St.
    New Haven, CT 06511
    (475) 220-5400
    0.6 PK-8 661
  • New Haven East Rock Community Magnet School Math: 24% | Reading: 33%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 504 students
    0.6 miles
    133 Nash St.
    New Haven, CT 06511
    (475) 220-5900
    0.6 PK-8 504

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