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 14:1.
  • 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 13% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 43 teachers has declined by 21% over five years.
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2012)
Grades Offered Grades 5-8
Total Students 513 students
John Read Middle School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % John Read Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 43 teachers
John Read Middle School Total Teachers (1989-2015)
Students by Grade John Read Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has increased from 11:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.24 is less than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CT) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 14:1
John Read Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2015)
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)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
John Read Middle School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
7%
3%
John Read Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2015)
All Ethnic Groups John Read Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown CT 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.
0.24 0.41
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 (1994-2015)
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 17% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $25,554 is higher than the state average of $20,523. The district revenue/student has grown by 38% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $24,230 is higher than the state average of $19,543. The district spending/student has grown by 37% over four years.
School District Name Redding School District
Number of Schools
Managed
2
4
Number of Students Managed 1,001 1,624
Redding School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $27 MM $33 MM
Redding School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $26 MM $32 MM
Redding School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $25,554 $20,523
Redding School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $24,230 $19,543
Redding School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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