Bristow Middle School

34 Highland St.
Hartford, CT 06102
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
8/
10
Top 30%
Bristow Middle School serves 420 students in grades 6-8.
Bristow Middle School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 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 73% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 57%) for the 2017-18 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 14% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students420 students
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Total Classroom Teachers40 teachers
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School Comparison

Bristow Middle School is ranked within the top 30% 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 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (CT)
Overall Testing Rank
#280 out of 951 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
73%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:112:1
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American Indian
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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
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Two or more races
5%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.580.64
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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 Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWest Hartford School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Bristow Middle School is University High School Of Science And Engineering (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Webster Micro Society Magnet School (0.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Hartford Webster Micro Society Magnet School Magnet School
    Math: 29% | Reading: 37%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 613 students
    0.3 miles
    5 Cone Street
    Hartford, CT 06105
    (860) 695-5380
    0.3 PK-8 613
  • West Hartford Whiting Lane School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 377 students
    0.6 miles
    47 Whiting Ln.
    West Hartford, CT 06119
    (860) 233-8541
    0.6 PK-5 377
  • West Hartford Morley School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-5 | 297 students
    0.7 miles
    77 Bretton Rd.
    West Hartford, CT 06119
    (860) 233-8535
    0.7 K-5 297
  • Hartford University High School Of Science And Engineering Magnet School
    Math: 45-49% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 439 students
    0.7 miles
    351 Mark Twain Drive
    Hartford, CT 06112
    (860) 695-9020
    0.7 9-12 439
  • Bloomfield Museum Academy Magnet School
    Math: 45-49% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 515 students
    0.8 miles
    11 Turkey Hill Road
    Bloomfield, CT 06002
    (860) 231-7800
    0.8 PK-5 515

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