Bridge Academy

  • Bridge Academy serves 279 students in grades 7-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 6-9% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 44%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 20-24% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 58%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Bridge 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 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Connecticut state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 44%.

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School Overview

  • Bridge Academy's student population of 279 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 15 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students279 students
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Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Bridge Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 968 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Bridge Academy is 0.52, 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)
Overall School Rank#918 out of 968 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)6-9%
44%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)20-24%
58%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:113:1
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Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
37%
23%
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Black
59%
13%
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White
1%
56%
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Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Bridge Academy.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CT.
Diversity Score0.520.42
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Graduation Rate70-79%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
67%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
15%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Bridge Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameThe Bridge Academy School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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This school is hard but it really make you want to try it brought me to a breaking down point and the teachers are really nice so is the principal they inspired me to like to read so I do like this school and plan on staying until my senior year...
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