Metropolitan Business Academy

115 Water Street
New Haven, CT 06511
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Bottom 50%
Serving 389 students in grades 9-12, Metropolitan Business Academy ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 6-9% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 40%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 15-19% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 50%).
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 51% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 389 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 91%
  • : ≥95% (Top 20% in CT)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Metropolitan Business Academy ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Connecticut for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Metropolitan Business Academy's student population of 389 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
389 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
31 teachers
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School Rankings

Metropolitan Business Academy ranks within the bottom 50% of all 942 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Metropolitan Business Academy is 0.61, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (CT)
#865 out of 942 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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6-9%
40%
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15-19%
50%
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10-14%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
12:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
3%
5%
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Hispanic
48%
29%
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Black
39%
13%
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White
9%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.61
This chart displays the diversity score of Metropolitan Business Academy and the public school average diversity score of Connecticut by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
≥95%
89%
This chart displays graduation rate of Metropolitan Business Academy and public school graduation rate of Connecticut by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
59%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
6%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Metropolitan Business Academy's ranking?
Metropolitan Business Academy is ranked #865 out of 942 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Connecticut.
What schools are Metropolitan Business Academy often compared to?
Metropolitan Business Academyis often viewed alongside schools like High School In The Community, Hill Regional Career High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
6-9% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CT state average), while 15-19% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 50% CT state average).
What is the graduation rate of Metropolitan Business Academy?
The graduation rate of Metropolitan Business Academy is 95%, which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 89%.
How many students attend Metropolitan Business Academy?
389 students attend Metropolitan Business Academy.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
48% of Metropolitan Business Academy students are Hispanic, 39% of students are Black, 9% of students are White, 3% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Metropolitan Business Academy?
Metropolitan Business Academy has a student ration of 13:1, which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 12:1.
What grades does Metropolitan Business Academy offer ?
Metropolitan Business Academy offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Metropolitan Business Academy part of?
Metropolitan Business Academy is part of New Haven School District.
In what neighborhood is Metropolitan Business Academy located?
Metropolitan Business Academy is located in the Wooster Square neighborhood of New Haven, CT. There are 1 other public schools located in Wooster Square.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 389 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 91%
  • : ≥95% (Top 20%)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

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