34 Highland St.
Hartford, CT 06102
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Bristow Middle School serves 420 students in grades 6-8.
Bristow Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 61% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 48%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 73% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 58%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Bristow Middle School's student population of 420 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 40 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
420 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
40 teachers
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School Rankings

Bristow Middle School is ranked within the top 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 Bristow Middle School is 0.58, 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
#292 out of 957 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
48%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
73%
58%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
12%
5%
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Hispanic
13%
25%
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Black
8%
13%
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White
62%
54%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
13%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 420 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 38%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in CT
  • Math Proficiency
    : 61% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 73% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.58 (Top 50%)

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