Metropolitan Business Academy

  • Metropolitan Business Academy serves 405 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤5% (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 30-34% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 57%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Metropolitan Business 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 student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 46% (majority Hispanic and Black).

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School Overview

  • Metropolitan Business Academy's student population of 405 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 36 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students405 students
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Total Classroom Teachers36 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Metropolitan Business 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 Metropolitan Business Academy is 0.61, 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#887 out of 951 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤5%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:112:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
49%
25%
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Black
38%
13%
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White
11%
54%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score0.610.64
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Graduation Rate
85-89%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
57%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
15%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew Haven School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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