Danbury School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 3 public middle schools serving 2,501 students in Danbury School District. This district's average middle testing ranking is 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public middle schools in Connecticut.
Public Middle Schools in Danbury School District have an average math proficiency score of 27% (versus the Connecticut public middle school average of 43%), and reading proficiency score of 45% (versus the 54% statewide average).
The top ranked public middle schools in Danbury School District are Westside Middle School Academy, Broadview Middle School and Rogers Park Middle School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Minority enrollment is 66% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Connecticut public middle school average of 54% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Danbury School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (CT)
# Schools
3 Schools
295 Schools
# Students
2,501 Students
161,209 Students
# Teachers
203 Teachers
13,424 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1

District Rank

Danbury School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 165 school districts in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 79% has increased from 78% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (CT)
Overall District Rank
#158 out of 200 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Danbury   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
48%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Danbury   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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
58%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Danbury   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 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
79%
90%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Danbury   School District and public school graduation rate of CT by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.64
0.68
# American Indian Students
3 Students
483 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
164 Students
7,019 Students
% Asian Students
7%
4%
# Hispanic Students
1,212 Students
46,294 Students
% Hispanic Students
48%
29%
# Black Students
193 Students
28,389 Students
% Black Students
8%
18%
# White Students
861 Students
74,467 Students
% White Students
34%
46%
# Hawaiian Students
1 Student
215 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
67 Students
4,342 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
3,258
# Students in K Grade:
-
5,608
# Students in 1st Grade:
-
5,859
# Students in 2nd Grade:
-
5,736
# Students in 3rd Grade:
-
5,957
# Students in 4th Grade:
-
6,079
# Students in 5th Grade:
-
9,758
# Students in 6th Grade:
805
30,958
# Students in 7th Grade:
863
39,400
# Students in 8th Grade:
833
39,499
# Students in 9th Grade:
-
2,491
# Students in 10th Grade:
-
2,340
# Students in 11th Grade:
-
2,193
# Students in 12th Grade:
-
2,073
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $16,098 in this school district is less than the state median of $23,111. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $15,893 is less than the state median of $21,658. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (CT)
Total Revenue
$184 MM
$35 MM
This chart display total revenue of Danbury   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in CT by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$182 MM
$33 MM
This chart display total spending of Danbury   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in CT by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$16,098
$23,111
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Danbury   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in CT by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$15,893
$21,658
This chart display average spending per public school student in Danbury   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in CT by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Best Danbury School District Public Middle Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Westside Middle School Academy
Math: 43% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1 School Ridge Road
Danbury, CT 06811
(203) 797-4713
Grades: 6-8
| 601 students
Rank: #22.
Broadview Middle School
Math: 24% | Reading: 46%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
72 Hospital Ave.
Danbury, CT 06810
(203) 797-4861
Grades: 6-8
| 968 students
Rank: #33.
Rogers Park Middle School
Math: 19% | Reading: 36%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
21 Memorial Dr.
Danbury, CT 06810
(203) 797-4881
Grades: 6-8
| 932 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 2,501 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 66%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 79% (Btm 50% in CT)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 36% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 48% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.64

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