Middlesex Middle School

  • Middlesex Middle School serves 1,123 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 82% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 85% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 57%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Middlesex Middle School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Middlesex Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in Connecticut for:

School Overview

  • Middlesex Middle School's student population of 1,123 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 113 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2008)
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,123 students
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Total Classroom Teachers113 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Middlesex Middle School is ranked within the top 5% 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 Middlesex Middle School is 0.21, 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#37 out of 951 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
82%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
85%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:112:1
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American Indian
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Asian
5%
5%
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Hispanic
4%
25%
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Black
1%
13%
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White
89%
54%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
1%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Middlesex Middle School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CT.
Diversity Score0.210.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
2%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Middlesex Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDarien School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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