New Haven Academy

  • New Haven Academy serves 288 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 11-19% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 50-59% (which is approximately equal to the Connecticut state average of 57%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the Connecticut state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 45%.

School Overview

  • New Haven Academy's student population of 288 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 20 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeSpecial education school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students288 students
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Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
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School Comparison

  • New Haven Academy's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of New Haven Academy is 0.49, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.43. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CT)
Overall School Rank#733 out of 968 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)11-19%
46%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)50-59%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:113:1
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Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
22%
24%
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Black
68%
13%
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White
7%
55%
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Two or more races
2%
3%
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Diversity Score0.490.43
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Graduation Rate75-79%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
58%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew Haven School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

School Notes

  • College Classes During High School
  • Unique dual enrollment program with Quinnipiac University for qualified 11th and 12th graders; access to classes at SCSU, Gateway, UNH, and Yale University
  • Project-Based Learning: Students complete independent projects in their core classes then present their work to panels, classes and invited guests.
  • Personal Attention: All students have academic advisors who oversee their progress and communicate regularly with parents.
  • After-School Opportunities: Academic support offered daily; enrichment opportunities including Debate Team, Newspaper, Yearbook, Drama, and intramural athletics.

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school, middle school, and elementary school to New Haven Academy is Highville Charter School (0.0 miles away)
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