390 Park Avenue
Bloomfield, CT 06002
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Carmen Arace Middle School serves 270 students in grades 7-8.
Carmen Arace Middle School 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 31% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 48%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45% (which is lower 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 97% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 50% (majority Hispanic and Black).

School Overview

Carmen Arace Middle School's student population of 270 students has grown by 34% over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has grown by 38% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
270 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
25 teachers
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School Rankings

Carmen Arace Middle School 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 Carmen Arace Middle School is 0.30, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
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State Level (CT)
Overall Testing Rank
#722 out of 957 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
48%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
58%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
12:1
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American Indian
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Asian
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5%
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Hispanic
11%
28%
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Black
83%
13%
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White
3%
50%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.30
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Eligible for Free Lunch
53%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
15%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Students: 270 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 97%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in CT
  • Math Proficiency
    : 31% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.30

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