Harry M. Bailey Middle School

106 Morgan Ln.
West Haven, CT 06516
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 847 students in grades 7-8, Harry M. Bailey Middle 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 27% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 40%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 43% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 50%).
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 73% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 51% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Enrollment: 847 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 73%
  • : Bottom 50% in CT
  • : 27% (Btm 50%)
  • : 43% (Btm 50%)
  • : 43% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Harry M. Bailey Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Connecticut for:

School Overview

Harry M. Bailey Middle School's student population of 847 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 83 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
847 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
83 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Harry M. Bailey Middle 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 Harry M. Bailey Middle School is 0.71, which is more 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)
#630 out of 942 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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27%
40%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Harry M. Bailey Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
43%
50%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Harry M. Bailey Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Connecticut by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
43%
47%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Harry M. Bailey Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
12:1
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American Indian
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Asian
4%
5%
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Hispanic
40%
29%
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Black
24%
13%
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White
27%
49%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Connecticut.
0.71
This chart displays the diversity score of Harry M. Bailey Middle School and the public school average diversity score of Connecticut by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
46%
34%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Harry M. Bailey Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
6%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Harry M. Bailey Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Harry M. Bailey Middle School's ranking?
Harry M. Bailey Middle School is ranked #630 out of 942 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Connecticut.
What schools are Harry M. Bailey Middle School often compared to?
Harry M. Bailey Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like West Shore Middle School, David Wooster Middle School, Engineering - Science University Magnet School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
27% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CT state average), while 43% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 50% CT state average).
How many students attend Harry M. Bailey Middle School?
847 students attend Harry M. Bailey Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
40% of Harry M. Bailey Middle School students are Hispanic, 27% of students are White, 24% of students are Black, 5% of students are Two or more races, and 4% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Harry M. Bailey Middle School?
Harry M. Bailey Middle School has a student ration of 10:1, which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 12:1.
What grades does Harry M. Bailey Middle School offer ?
Harry M. Bailey Middle School offers enrollment in grades 7-8 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Harry M. Bailey Middle School part of?
Harry M. Bailey Middle School is part of West Haven School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Enrollment: 847 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 73%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 27% (Btm 50%)
  • : 43% (Btm 50%)
  • : 43% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

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