Journalism And Media Academy

Journalism And Media Academy serves 211 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤10% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20-29% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 57%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 46% (majority Hispanic and Black).

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School Overview

Journalism And Media Academy's student population of 211 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 15 teachers has declined by 16% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students211 students
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Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
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School Comparison

Journalism And Media Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 951 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Journalism And Media Academy is 0.54, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CT)
Overall Testing Rank
#897 out of 951 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤10%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-29%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:112:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
36%
25%
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Black
58%
13%
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White
5%
54%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
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Diversity Score
0.540.64
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Graduation Rate
70-79%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
78%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHartford School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Journalism And Media Academy is Culinary Arts Academy At Weaver High School (0.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Achievement First Hartford Academy Inc. (0.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Hartford Culinary Arts Academy At Weaver High School Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 10-12 | 73 students
    0.0 miles
    150 Tower Avenue
    Hartford, CT 06112
    (860) 695-1733
    0 10-12 73
  • Hartford Achievement First Hartford Academy Inc. Charter School
    Math: 50% | Reading: 57%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-12 | 1,149 student
    0.3 miles
    305 Greenfield Street
    Hartford, CT 06112
    (860) 695-6685
    0.3 K-12 1,149
  • Hartford Renzulli Gifted And Talented Academy Math: 55-59% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 4-8 | 134 students
    0.4 miles
    110 Washington Street
    Hartford, CT 06112
    (860) 695-2140
    0.4 4-8 134
  • Hartford Rawson School Math: 12% | Reading: 16%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 357 students
    0.5 miles
    260 Holcomb Street
    Hartford, CT 06112
    (860) 695-4840
    0.5 PK-8 357
  • Hartford Montessori Magnet At Fisher School Magnet School
    Math: 25-29% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 343 students
    0.6 miles
    280 Plainfield Street
    Hartford, CT 06112
    (860) 695-3560
    0.6 PK-8 343

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