Sunset Ridge Middle School

450 Forbes St.
East Hartford, CT 06118
(School attendance zone shown in map)
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 334 students in grades 6-8, Sunset Ridge Middle School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 38% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 40%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 52% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 50%).
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 51% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 334 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 81%
  • : Bottom 50% in CT
  • : 38% (Btm 50%)
  • : 52% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Sunset Ridge Middle School's student population of 334 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
334 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
22 teachers
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School Rankings

Sunset Ridge Middle School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 942 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Sunset Ridge 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.
This School
State Level (CT)
#496 out of 942 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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38%
40%
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52%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
12:1
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American Indian
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Asian
4%
5%
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Hispanic
46%
29%
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Black
27%
13%
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White
19%
49%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
38%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
6%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Sunset Ridge Middle School's ranking?
Sunset Ridge Middle School is ranked #496 out of 942 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Connecticut.
What schools are Sunset Ridge Middle School often compared to?
Sunset Ridge Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like East Hartford Middle School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
38% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CT state average), while 52% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 50% CT state average).
How many students attend Sunset Ridge Middle School?
334 students attend Sunset Ridge Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
46% of Sunset Ridge Middle School students are Hispanic, 27% of students are Black, 19% of students are White, 4% of students are Asian, and 4% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Sunset Ridge Middle School?
Sunset Ridge Middle School has a student ration of 15:1, which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 12:1.
What grades does Sunset Ridge Middle School offer ?
Sunset Ridge Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Sunset Ridge Middle School part of?
Sunset Ridge Middle School is part of East Hartford School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 334 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 81%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 38% (Btm 50%)
  • : 52% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

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