Bridgeport School District

45 Lyon Terrace
Bridgeport, CT 06604
(District boundaries shown in map)
1/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

Bridgeport School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Connecticut for:

Category
Attribute
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 36 public schools serving 19,129 students in Bridgeport School District. This district's average testing ranking is 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Connecticut.
Public Schools in Bridgeport School District have an average math proficiency score of 9% (versus the Connecticut public school average of 38%), and reading proficiency score of 19% (versus the 51% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 90% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Connecticut public school average of 51% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

This School District
This State (CT)
# Schools
36 Schools
1,001 Schools
# Students
19,129 Students
496,954 Students
# Teachers
1,380 Teachers
40,204 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1

District Rank

Bridgeport School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 196 school districts in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 76% has increased from 66% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (CT)
#193 out of 198 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Bridgeport   School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
9%
39%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Bridgeport   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of CT by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
19%
51%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Bridgeport   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of CT by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
76%
90%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Bridgeport   School District and public school graduation rate of CT by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.60
0.66
# American Indian Students
115 Students
1,260 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
n/a
# Asian Students
397 Students
25,944 Students
% Asian Students
2%
5%
# Hispanic Students
10,600 Students
142,616 Students
% Hispanic Students
55%
29%
# Black Students
5,728 Students
61,808 Students
% Black Students
30%
13%
# White Students
1,834 Students
243,438 Students
% White Students
10%
49%
# Hawaiian Students
28 Students
494 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
291 Students
21,235 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
898
13,605
# Students in K Grade:
1,526
35,395
# Students in 1st Grade:
1,438
33,504
# Students in 2nd Grade:
1,529
35,507
# Students in 3rd Grade:
1,501
35,342
# Students in 4th Grade:
1,564
35,943
# Students in 5th Grade:
1,505
36,351
# Students in 6th Grade:
1,417
36,780
# Students in 7th Grade:
1,519
37,886
# Students in 8th Grade:
1,444
38,799
# Students in 9th Grade:
1,557
43,474
# Students in 10th Grade:
1,300
39,414
# Students in 11th Grade:
895
37,413
# Students in 12th Grade:
1,036
37,541
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $21,257 in this school district is less than the state median of $25,998. The school district revenue/student has grown by 12% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $21,353 is less than the state median of $25,071. The school district spending/student has grown by 11% over four school years.
This School District
This State (CT)
Total Revenue
$407 MM
$12,920 MM
This chart display total revenue of Bridgeport   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in CT by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$409 MM
$12,459 MM
This chart display total spending of Bridgeport   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in CT by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$21,257
$25,998
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Bridgeport   School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in CT by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$21,353
$25,071
This chart display average spending per public school student in Bridgeport   School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in CT by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Bridgeport School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Aerospace/hydrospace Engineering And Physical Sciences Magne
Magnet School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
840 Old Town Road
Bridgeport, CT 06606
(203) 275-3343
Grades: 9-12
| 317 students
Rank: #22.
Multicultural Magnet School
Magnet School
(Math: 29% | Reading: 47%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
700 Palisade Ave.
Bridgeport, CT 06610
(203) 576-7505
Grades: K-8
| 407 students
Rank: #33.
Information Technology & Software Engineering Magnet High School
Magnet School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
840 Old Town Road
Bridgeport, CT 06606
(203) 275-3372
Grades: 9-12
| 402 students
Rank: #44.
Biotechnology Research & Zoological Studies Magnet High School
Magnet School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
840 Old Town Road
Bridgeport, CT 06606
(203) 275-3413
Grades: 9-12
| 401 students
Rank: #55.
John Winthrop School
(Math: 22% | Reading: 37%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
85 Eckart St.
Bridgeport, CT 06606
(203) 576-7769
Grades: PK-8
| 614 students
Rank: #66.
Interdistrict Discovery Magnet School
Magnet School
(Math: 19% | Reading: 39%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
4510 Park Avenue
Bridgeport, CT 06606
(203) 275-1801
Grades: PK-8
| 482 students
Rank: #77.
Park City Magnet School
Magnet School
(Math: 18% | Reading: 33%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1526 Chopsey Hill Rd.
Bridgeport, CT 06606
(203) 576-7547
Grades: PK-8
| 495 students
Rank: #88.
Black Rock School
(Math: 23% | Reading: 42% )
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
545 Brewster St.
Bridgeport, CT 06605
(203) 576-7500
Grades: PK-8
| 457 students
Rank: #99.
Hallen School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
68 Omega Ave.
Bridgeport, CT 06606
(203) 576-8216
Grades: PK-6
| 264 students
Rank: #1010.
Thomas Hooker School
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
138 Roger Williams Rd.
Bridgeport, CT 06610
(203) 576-7185
Grades: K-8
| 277 students
Rank: #1111.
Central High School
(Math: 8% | Reading: 30%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1 Lincoln Blvd.
Bridgeport, CT 06606
(203) 576-7377
Grades: 9-12
| 1,575 students
Rank: #1212.
Beardsley School
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 20-24%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
500 Huntington Rd.
Bridgeport, CT 06610
(203) 576-7184
Grades: PK-6
| 297 students
Rank: #1313.
High Horizons Magnet School
Magnet School
(Math: 11% | Reading: 25%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
700 Palisade Ave.
Bridgeport, CT 06610
(203) 576-7807
Grades: PK-8
| 439 students
Rank: #1414.
Madison School
(Math: 8% | Reading: 17%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
376 Wayne St.
Bridgeport, CT 06606
(203) 576-7186
Grades: PK-6
| 417 students
Rank: #1515.
Classical Studies Academy
(Math: 7% | Reading: 23%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
240 Linwood Ave.
Bridgeport, CT 06604
(203) 576-7188
Grades: PK-8
| 401 students
Rank: #16 - 1716. - 17.
Blackham School
(Math: 9% | Reading: 16%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
425 Thorme St.
Bridgeport, CT 06606
(203) 576-7951
Grades: PK-8
| 1,016 students
Rank: #16 - 1716. - 17.
Jettie S. Tisdale School
(Math: 9% | Reading: 16%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
250 Hollister Avenue
Bridgeport, CT 06607
(203) 576-8037
Grades: PK-8
| 536 students
Rank: #1818.
Geraldine Johnson School
(Math: 8% | Reading: 15%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
475 Lexington Avenue
Bridgeport, CT 06604
(203) 275-2500
Grades: PK-8
| 776 students
Rank: #1919.
Waltersville School
(Math: 7% | Reading: 17%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
150 Hallett Street
Bridgeport, CT 06608
(203) 275-2400
Grades: PK-8
| 440 students
Rank: #20 - 2220. - 22.
Bryant School
(Math: 6-9% | Reading: 10-14%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
230 Poplar St.
Bridgeport, CT 06605
(203) 576-7303
Grades: PK-6
| 334 students
Rank: #20 - 2220. - 22.
Geraldine Claytor Magnet Academy
Magnet School
(Math: 6-9% | Reading: 10-14%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
240 Ocean Terrace
Bridgeport, CT 06605
(203) 275-1285
Grades: PK-8
| 426 students
Rank: #20 - 2220. - 22.
Hall School
(Math: 6-9% | Reading: 10-14%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
290 Clermont Ave.
Bridgeport, CT 06610
(203) 576-7560
Grades: K-6
| 147 students
Rank: #2323.
Paul Laurence Dunbar School
(Math: ≤5% | Reading: 15-19%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
445 Union Ave.
Bridgeport, CT 06607
(203) 576-7194
Grades: PK-8
| 358 students
Rank: #2424.
Barnum School
(Math: 7% | Reading: 11%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
495 Waterview Avenue
Bridgeport, CT 06608
(203) 275-2300
Grades: PK-8
| 619 students
Rank: #25 - 2625. - 26.
Columbus Elementary School
(Math: ≤5% | Reading: 10-14%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
275 George Street
Bridgeport, CT 06605
(203) 275-1901
Grades: PK-8
| 448 students
Rank: #25 - 2625. - 26.
Edison School
(Math: ≤5% | Reading: 10-14%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
115 Boston Terrace
Bridgeport, CT 06610
(203) 576-7183
Grades: K-6
| 180 students
Rank: #2727.
Read School
(Math: 4% | Reading: 16%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
130 Ezra St.
Bridgeport, CT 06606
(203) 576-8030
Grades: PK-8
| 707 students
Rank: #2828.
Roosevelt School
(Math: 5% | Reading: 11%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
680 Park Ave.
Bridgeport, CT 06604
(203) 576-8032
Grades: PK-8
| 485 students
Rank: #29 - 3029. - 30.
Bassick High School
(Math: ≤5% | Reading: 6-9%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1181 Fairfield Ave.
Bridgeport, CT 06605
(203) 576-7350
Grades: 9-12
| 969 students
Rank: #29 - 3029. - 30.
Warren Harding High School
(Math: ≤5% | Reading: 6-9%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
379 Bond St
Bridgeport, CT 06610
(203) 275-2751
Grades: 9-12
| 1,124 students
Rank: #3131.
Wilbur Cross School
(Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1775 Reservoir Ave.
Bridgeport, CT 06606
(203) 275-2100
Grades: K-8
| 287 students
Rank: #3232.
James J. Curiale School
(Math: 3% | Reading: 11%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
300 Laurel Ave.
Bridgeport, CT 06604
(203) 576-8437
Grades: PK-8
| 530 students
Rank: #3333.
Luis Munoz Marin School
(Math: ≤1% | Reading: 6%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
479 Helen St.
Bridgeport, CT 06608
(203) 576-8202
Grades: PK-8
| 725 students
Rank: #3434.
Cesar Batalla School
(Math: 2% | Reading: 4%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
606 Howard Ave.
Bridgeport, CT 06605
(203) 579-8501
Grades: PK-8
| 1,033 students
Rank: #3535.
Columbus School
(Math: ≤1% | Reading: 3%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
300 University Avenue
Bridgeport, CT 06604
(203) 275-2100
Grades: PK-8
| 534 students
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Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Bridgeport School District?
Bridgeport School District manages 36 public schools serving 19,129 students.
What is the rank of Bridgeport School District?
Bridgeport School District is ranked #192 out of 196 school districts in Connecticut (bottom 50%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2020-2021 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of Connecticut school districts for: Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Bridgeport School District?
55% of Bridgeport School District students are Hispanic, 30% of students are Black, 10% of students are White, 2% of students are Asian, 2% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Bridgeport School District?
Bridgeport School District has a student/teacher ratio of 14:1, which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 12:1.
What is Bridgeport School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $21,353 is less than the state median of $25,071. The school district spending/student has grown by 11% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 36 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 19,129 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 90%
  • : 76% (Btm 50% in CT)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 9% (Btm 50%)
  • : 19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

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