Journalism And Media Academy (Closed 2021)

Journalism And Media Academy served 170 students in grades 9-12.
Journalism And Media Academy 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was ≤20% (which was lower than the Connecticut state average of 48%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 21-39% (which was lower than the Connecticut state average of 58%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 was higher than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment was 99% of the student body (majority Black), which was higher than the Connecticut state average of 50% (majority Hispanic and Black).

School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
170 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
13 teachers
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School Rankings

Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CT)
Overall Testing Rank
#848 out of 957 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤20%
48%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
21-39%
58%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
41%
28%
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Black
55%
13%
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White
1%
50%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.53
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Graduation Rate
80-89%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
86%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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