Michael F. Wallace Middle School

3465 East Main St.
Waterbury, CT 06705
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
5.00 5 1 (1 review)
Michael F. Wallace Middle School serves 1,090 students in grades 6-8.
Michael F. Wallace Middle School 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 12% (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 25% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 57%) 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 82% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 46% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Michael F. Wallace Middle School's student population of 1,090 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 97 teachers has grown by 19% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,090 students
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Total Classroom Teachers97 teachers
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School Comparison

Michael F. Wallace Middle School 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 Michael F. Wallace Middle School is 0.63, 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
#884 out of 951 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
12%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:112:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
2%
5%
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Hispanic
53%
25%
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Black
24%
13%
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White
18%
54%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.630.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
74%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWaterbury School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Michael F. Wallace Middle School is Crosby High School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Tyrrell Middle School (1.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Margaret M. Generali Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Waterbury Crosby High School Math: 4% | Reading: 15%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,147 student
    0.3 miles
    300 Pierpont Rd.
    Waterbury, CT 06705
    (203) 574-8061
    0.3 9-12 1,147
  • Waterbury Margaret M. Generali Elementary School Math: 25% | Reading: 34%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 573 students
    0.5 miles
    3196 East Main St.
    Waterbury, CT 06705
    (203) 574-8174
    0.5 K-5 573
  • Waterbury Rotella Interdistrict Magnet School Magnet School
    Math: 51% | Reading: 60%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 614 students
    0.5 miles
    380 Pierpont Rd.
    Waterbury, CT 06705
    (203) 574-8168
    0.5 PK-5 614
  • Wolcott Tyrrell Middle School Math: 57% | Reading: 66%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 563 students
    1.0 miles
    500 Todd Rd.
    Wolcott, CT 06716
    (203) 879-8151
    1 6-8 563
  • Cheshire Darcey School
    Grades: PK-K | 176 students
    1.8 miles
    1686 Waterbury Rd.
    Cheshire, CT 06410
    (203) 272-3577
    1.8 PK-K 176

School Reviews

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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.
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