New London Visual And Performing Arts Magnet School

  • New London Visual And Performing Arts Magnet School serves 173 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 15-19% (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 25-29% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 57%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • New London Visual And Performing Arts Magnet 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 72% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 46%.

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School Overview

  • New London Visual And Performing Arts Magnet School's student population of 173 students has grown by 64% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 15 teachers has grown by 66% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students173 students
Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers

School Comparison

  • New London Visual And Performing Arts Magnet School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 956 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of New London Visual And Performing Arts Magnet School is 0.73, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CT)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#839 out of 956 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)15-19%
46%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)25-29%
57%
Student : Teacher Ratio12:112:1
American Indian
1%
n/a
Hispanic
37%
25%
Black
22%
13%
White
28%
54%
Two or more races
12%
3%
Diversity Score0.730.63
Eligible for Free Lunch
73%
31%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew London School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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