Read School

  • Read School serves 923 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 13% (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 20% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 57%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Connecticut state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 88% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 45%.

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School Overview

  • Read School's student population of 923 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 53 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students923 students
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Total Classroom Teachers53 teachers
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School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CT)
Overall School Rank#920 out of 968 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
13%
46%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
20%
57%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Read School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Connecticut by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio17:113:1
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Asian
2%
5%
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Hispanic
48%
24%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Read School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
38%
13%
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White
12%
55%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Read School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CT.
Diversity Score0.620.43
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Eligible for Free Lunch
47%
31%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Read School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Read School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBridgeport School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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