Great Oaks Charter School

375 Howard Avenue
Bridgeport, CT 06605
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Bottom 50%
Serving 650 students in grades 6-12, Great Oaks Charter School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 40%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 22% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 50%).
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 51% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: 6-12
  • Enrollment: 650 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 96%
  • : 80-89% (Btm 50% in CT)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 10% (Btm 50%)
  • : 22% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

School Overview

Great Oaks Charter School's student population of 650 students has grown by 39% over five school years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has grown by 56% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 6-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
650 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
39 teachers
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School Rankings

Great Oaks Charter School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 942 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Great Oaks Charter School is 0.55, 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.
This School
State Level (CT)
#848 out of 942 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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10%
40%
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22%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
12:1
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American Indian
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Asian
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5%
Hispanic
49%
29%
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Black
46%
13%
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White
4%
49%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.55
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80-89%
89%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
52%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
6%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Great Oaks Charter School's ranking?
Great Oaks Charter School is ranked #848 out of 942 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Connecticut.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
10% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CT state average), while 22% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 50% CT state average).
What is the graduation rate of Great Oaks Charter School?
The graduation rate of Great Oaks Charter School is 80-89%, which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 89%.
How many students attend Great Oaks Charter School?
650 students attend Great Oaks Charter School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
49% of Great Oaks Charter School students are Hispanic, 46% of students are Black, 4% of students are White, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Great Oaks Charter School?
Great Oaks Charter School has a student ration of 17:1, which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 12:1.
What grades does Great Oaks Charter School offer ?
Great Oaks Charter School offers enrollment in grades 6-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Great Oaks Charter School part of?
Great Oaks Charter School is part of Great Oaks Charter School District.
In what neighborhood is Great Oaks Charter School located?
Great Oaks Charter School is located in the West End And West Side neighborhood of Bridgeport, CT. There are 7 other public schools located in West End And West Side.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: 6-12
  • Enrollment: 650 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 96%
  • : 80-89% (Btm 50%)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 10% (Btm 50%)
  • : 22% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

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