Dual Language & Arts Magnet Middle School

Dual Language & Arts Magnet Middle School serves 150 students in grades 6-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (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 55-59% (which is approximately equal to the Connecticut state average of 57%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Dual Language & Arts Magnet 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 student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

Dual Language & Arts Magnet Middle School's student population of 150 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 12 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students150 students
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Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
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School Comparison

Dual Language & Arts Magnet 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 Dual Language & Arts Magnet Middle School is 0.71, 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
#653 out of 951 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
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
41%
25%
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Black
12%
13%
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White
30%
54%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
15%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.710.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
57%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Dual Language & Arts Magnet Middle School is Lyme-old Lyme High School (3.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is East Lyme Middle School (3.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Mile Creek School (1.3 miles away)
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