Middlesex Middle School

5.00 5 1 (1 review)
204 Hollow Tree Ridge Road

Darien, CT 06820

Tel: (203)655-2518
  • Middlesex Middle School serves 1,125 students in grades 6-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the CT average of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Asian), which is less than the state average of 43%.
  • Middlesex Middle School operates within the Darien School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1125 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 107 teachers has declined by 8% over five years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2008)
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,125 students
Middlesex Middle School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Middlesex Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers107 teachers
Middlesex Middle School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeMiddlesex Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(CT) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio11:113:1
Middlesex Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Asian
5%
5%
Middlesex Middle School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
4%
22%
Middlesex Middle School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
n/a
13%
Middlesex Middle School Black Students (2005-2013)
White
91%
57%
Middlesex Middle School White Students (1988-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsMiddlesex Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCT All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.170.41
Middlesex Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
1%
33%
Middlesex Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a
5%
Middlesex Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

  • Darien School District's student population of 4,903 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $18,657 in this district is less than the state average of $19,086. The district revenue/student has declined by 11% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $17,485 is less than the state average of $17,552. The district spending/student has declined by 10% over four years.
School District NameDarien School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
4
Number of Students Managed4,9031,624
Darien School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$92 MM$31 MM
Darien School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$86 MM$29 MM
Darien School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$18,657$19,086
Darien School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$17,485$17,552
Darien School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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School Reviews

5  1/27/2010
My doughters both went to Middlesex and its wonderful! The teachers are great, and they both got great grades!
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