381 High Ridge Rd.
Stamford, CT 06905
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Rippowam Middle School serves 808 students in grades 6-8.
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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 37% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 51%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than 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 50% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 808 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 72%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in CT
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 37% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Rippowam Middle School's student population of 808 students has grown by 14% over five school years.
The teacher population of 64 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
808 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
64 teachers
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School Rankings

Rippowam Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 940 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Rippowam Middle School is 0.68, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
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State Level (CT)
Overall Testing Rank
#691 out of 940 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
5%
5%
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Hispanic
46%
28%
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Black
18%
13%
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White
28%
50%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
54%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Rippowam Middle School's ranking?

Rippowam Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Connecticut for: Most diverse schools (Top 20%).

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

20% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 39% CT state average), while 37% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CT state average).

How many students attend Rippowam Middle School?

808 students attend Rippowam Middle School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

46% of Rippowam Middle School students are Hispanic, 28% of students are White, 18% of students are Black, 5% of students are Asian, and 3% of students are Two or more races.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Rippowam Middle School?

Rippowam Middle School has a student ration of 13:1, which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 12:1.

What grades does Rippowam Middle School offer ?

Rippowam Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8 (offers virtual instruction).

What school district is Rippowam Middle School part of?

Rippowam Middle School is part of Stamford School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 808 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 72%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 37% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

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