Joseph Melillo Middle School

  • Joseph Melillo Middle School serves 557 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 22% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 42% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 57%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Connecticut state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 45%.

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School Overview

  • Joseph Melillo Middle School's student population of 557 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 48 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students557 students
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Total Classroom Teachers48 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Joseph Melillo Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Joseph Melillo Middle School is 0.52, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.43. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CT)
Overall School Rank#767 out of 968 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
46%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:113:1
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Asian
5%
5%
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Hispanic
26%
24%
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Black
4%
13%
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White
64%
55%
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Two or more races
1%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Joseph Melillo Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CT.
Diversity Score0.520.43
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Eligible for Free Lunch
44%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
14%
5%
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School District NameEast Haven School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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