Rippowam Middle School

  • Rippowam Middle School serves 727 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 26% (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 37% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 57%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Rippowam Middle 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 11:1 is lower than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 75% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 46% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

Rippowam Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in Connecticut for:

School Overview

  • Rippowam Middle School's student population of 727 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 64 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students727 students
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Total Classroom Teachers64 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Rippowam Middle 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 Rippowam Middle School is 0.69, which is more 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#778 out of 951 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
26%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:112:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
7%
5%
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Hispanic
45%
25%
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Black
21%
13%
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White
25%
54%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
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Diversity Score0.690.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
53%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameStamford School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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