New Haven Academy

New Haven Academy serves 280 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 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-39% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 57%) for the 2017-18 school year.
New Haven Academy 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 student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 46% (majority Hispanic and Black).

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School Overview

New Haven Academy's student population of 280 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students280 students
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Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
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School Comparison

New Haven Academy 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 New Haven Academy is 0.47, 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
#840 out of 951 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
11-19%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-39%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:112:1
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American Indian
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Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
20%
25%
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Black
70%
13%
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White
7%
54%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
2%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.470.64
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Graduation Rate
80-84%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
42%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
18%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew Haven School District
Source: 2017-2018 (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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