Geraldine Johnson School

  • Geraldine Johnson School serves 809 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 16% (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 32% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 57%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Geraldine Johnson 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 16:1 is higher than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 46% (majority Hispanic and Black).

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School Overview

  • Geraldine Johnson School's student population of 809 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 51 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students809 students
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Total Classroom Teachers51 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Geraldine Johnson 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 Geraldine Johnson School is 0.58, 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#844 out of 951 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
16%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:112:1
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American Indian
2%
n/a
Asian
4%
5%
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Hispanic
60%
25%
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Black
24%
13%
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White
9%
54%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score0.580.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
63%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
1%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBridgeport School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school to Geraldine Johnson School is Central High School (0.3 miles away)
  • The nearest middle school and elementary school is Columbus School (0.2 miles away)
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