John Read Middle School

  • John Read Middle School serves 513 students in grades 5-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the CT average of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 43%.
  • John Read Middle School operates within the Redding School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 513 students has declined by 7% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 43 teachers has declined by 10% over five years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2012)
Grades OfferedGrades 5-8
Total Students513 students
John Read Middle School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %John Read Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers43 teachers
John Read Middle School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeJohn Read Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(CT) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio12:113:1
John Read Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Asian
2%
5%
John Read Middle School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
4%
22%
John Read Middle School Black Students (2000-2015)
Black
n/a
13%
John Read Middle School Black Students (1990-2012)
White
87%
57%
John Read Middle School White Students (1988-2015)
Two or more races
7%
3%
John Read Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsJohn Read Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCT All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.240.61
John Read Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
2%
33%
John Read Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
1%
5%
John Read Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Redding School District's student population of 1,001 students has decreased by 11% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $21,435 is higher than the state average of $17,550. The district revenue/student has declined by 16% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $20,266 is higher than the state average of $15,389. The district spending/student has declined by 16% over four years.
School District NameRedding School District
Number of Schools
Managed
2
4
Number of Students Managed1,0011,624
Redding School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$24 MM$31 MM
Redding School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$23 MM$27 MM
Redding School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$21,435$17,550
Redding School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$20,266$15,389
Redding School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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