Harry M. Bailey Middle School

  • Harry M. Bailey Middle School serves 919 students in grades 7-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 44% (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 49% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 57%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Harry M. Bailey 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 12:1 is equal to the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 68% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 46% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Harry M. Bailey Middle School's student population of 919 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 74 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students919 students
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Total Classroom Teachers74 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Harry M. Bailey 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 Harry M. Bailey Middle School is 0.70, 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#601 out of 951 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:112:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
5%
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Hispanic
38%
25%
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Black
23%
13%
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White
32%
54%
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Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
4%
3%
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Diversity Score0.700.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
58%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWest Haven School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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