Derby Middle School

73 Chatfield Street
Derby, CT 06418
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Derby Middle School serves 351 students in grades 6-8.
Derby 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 19% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 38% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 57%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Derby Middle School's student population of 351 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students351 students
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Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

Derby Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Derby Middle School is 0.67, which is more 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
#810 out of 951 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
19%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:112:1
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American Indian
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Asian
2%
5%
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Hispanic
30%
25%
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Black
16%
13%
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White
47%
54%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
5%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.670.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
51%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDerby School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Derby Middle School is Derby High School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Ansonia Middle School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Irving School (0.7 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Derby Little Raiders University
    Grades: PK | 41 students
    0.1 miles
    75 Chatfield Street
    Derby, CT 06418
    (203) 446-4224
    0.1 PK 41
  • Derby Derby High School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 353 students
    0.4 miles
    75 Chatfield Street
    Derby, CT 06418
    (203) 736-5032
    0.4 9-12 353
  • Derby Irving School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 328 students
    0.7 miles
    9 Garden Place
    Derby, CT 06418
    (203) 736-5043
    0.7 K-5 328
  • Ansonia Ansonia Middle School Math: 25% | Reading: 35%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 362 students
    0.8 miles
    115 Howard Ave.
    Ansonia, CT 06401
    (203) 736-5070
    0.8 7-8 362
  • Shelton Shelton High School Math: 49% | Reading: 72%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,444 student
    1.4 miles
    120 Meadow St.
    Shelton, CT 06484
    (203) 922-3004
    1.4 9-12 1,444

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