Dodd Middle School

100 Park Place
Cheshire, CT 06410
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Dodd Middle School serves 783 students in grades 7-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 77% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 57%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Dodd Middle School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) 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 22% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Dodd Middle School's student population of 783 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 61 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students783 students
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Total Classroom Teachers61 teachers
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School Comparison

Dodd Middle School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Dodd Middle School is 0.38, 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 Testing Rank
#231 out of 951 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
77%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:112:1
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American Indian
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Asian
11%
5%
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Hispanic
7%
25%
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Black
3%
13%
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White
78%
54%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.380.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
5%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCheshire School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Dodd Middle School is Cheshire High School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Long River Middle School (3.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Highland School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Cheshire Highland School
    Grades: K-6 | 721 students
    0.3 miles
    490 Highland Ave.
    Cheshire, CT 06410
    (203) 272-0335
    0.3 K-6 721
  • Cheshire Chapman School
    Grades: K-6 | 313 students
    0.8 miles
    38 Country Club Rd.
    Cheshire, CT 06410
    (203) 272-3591
    0.8 K-6 313
  • Cheshire Doolittle School
    Grades: 1-6 | 456 students
    1.1 miles
    735 Cornwall Ave.
    Cheshire, CT 06410
    (203) 272-3549
    1.1 1-6 456
  • Cheshire Cheshire High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,401 student
    1.4 miles
    525 South Main St.
    Cheshire, CT 06410
    (203) 250-2511
    1.4 9-12 1,401
  • Cheshire Norton School
    Grades: K-6 | 400 students
    2.3 miles
    414 North Brooksvale Rd.
    Cheshire, CT 06410
    (203) 272-7283
    2.3 K-6 400

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