100 Park Place
Cheshire, CT 06410
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Dodd Middle School serves 633 students in grades 7-8.
Dodd Middle School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 48%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 81% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 58%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 50% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Dodd Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Connecticut for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Dodd Middle School's student population of 633 students has declined by 19% over five school years.
The teacher population of 50 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
633 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
50 teachers
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School Rankings

Dodd Middle School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Dodd Middle School is 0.41, 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
This School
State Level (CT)
Overall Testing Rank
#156 out of 957 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
70%
48%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
81%
58%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
12:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
11%
5%
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Hispanic
7%
28%
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Black
3%
13%
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White
76%
50%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
12%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
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: 633 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 24%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in CT
  • Math Proficiency
    : 70% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 81% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.41

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