Read School

  • Read School serves 905 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 9% (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 26% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 57%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Read 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 46% (majority Hispanic and Black).

School Overview

  • Read School's student population of 905 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 55 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students905 students
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Total Classroom Teachers55 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Read School 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 Read School is 0.59, 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#896 out of 951 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
9%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
26%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:112:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
49%
25%
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Black
41%
13%
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White
7%
54%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
All Ethnic Groups This 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 Score0.590.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
58%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
1%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBridgeport School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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