Michael F. Wallace Middle School

3465 East Main St.
Waterbury, CT 06705
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Bottom 50%
Serving 1,109 students in grades 4-8, Michael F. Wallace Middle School 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 14% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 40%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 29% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 50%).
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 90% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 51% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 4-8
  • Enrollment: 1,109 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 90%
  • : Bottom 50% in CT
  • : 14% (Btm 50%)
  • : 29% (Btm 50%)
  • : 23% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Michael F. Wallace Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Connecticut for:

School Overview

Michael F. Wallace Middle School's student population of 1,109 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 104 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 4-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
1,109 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
104 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Michael F. Wallace Middle School 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 Michael F. Wallace Middle School is 0.56, 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)
#783 out of 942 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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14%
40%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Michael F. Wallace Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
29%
50%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Michael F. Wallace Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Connecticut by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
23%
47%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Michael F. Wallace Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
12:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
61%
29%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in Michael F. Wallace Middle School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
24%
13%
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White
10%
49%
This chart displays the percentage of White students in Michael F. Wallace Middle School and the percentage of White public school students in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Michael F. Wallace Middle School.
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Connecticut.
0.56
This chart displays the diversity score of Michael F. Wallace Middle School and the public school average diversity score of Connecticut by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
83%
34%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Michael F. Wallace Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
6%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Michael F. Wallace Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Michael F. Wallace Middle School's ranking?
Michael F. Wallace Middle School is ranked #783 out of 942 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Connecticut.
What schools are Michael F. Wallace Middle School often compared to?
Michael F. Wallace Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like West Side Middle School, North End Middle School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
14% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CT state average), while 29% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 50% CT state average).
How many students attend Michael F. Wallace Middle School?
1,109 students attend Michael F. Wallace Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
61% of Michael F. Wallace Middle School students are Hispanic, 24% of students are Black, 10% of students are White, 3% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Michael F. Wallace Middle School?
Michael F. Wallace Middle School has a student ration of 11:1, which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 12:1.
What grades does Michael F. Wallace Middle School offer ?
Michael F. Wallace Middle School offers enrollment in grades 4-8 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Michael F. Wallace Middle School part of?
Michael F. Wallace Middle School is part of Waterbury School District.

School Reviews

4   6/26/2021
I'm actually in Wallace. Wallace is pretty cool but I wish there are more electives but overall it's a great school filled with my bully''s from 3rd-5th .
- Posted by Student/Alumni - Olivia
5   5/19/2020
This school is great. I have seen a lot of good things in this school. It is so much fun to hang out with. It is a very nice school, and one of the best schools in Waterbury Connecticut. I really enjoy this school.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - Jocelyn

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 4-8
  • Enrollment: 1,109 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 90%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 14% (Btm 50%)
  • : 29% (Btm 50%)
  • : 23% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

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