Clark Lane Middle School

  • Clark Lane Middle School serves 586 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 64% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 57%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Clark Lane 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 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 46%.

School Overview

  • Clark Lane Middle School's student population of 586 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 53 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students586 students
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Total Classroom Teachers53 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Clark Lane Middle School is ranked within the top 50% of all 956 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Clark Lane Middle School is 0.36, 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 School Rank (16-17)#430 out of 956 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:112:1
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Asian
6%
5%
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Hispanic
11%
25%
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Black
2%
13%
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White
79%
54%
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Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Clark Lane Middle School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CT.
Diversity Score0.360.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
15%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWaterford School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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