Swift Middle School

250 Colonial St.
Oakville, CT 06779
(School attendance zone shown in map)
7/
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Top 50%
Serving 574 students in grades 6-8, Swift Middle School ranks in the top 50% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 49% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 40%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 63% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 50%).
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 51% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 574 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 19%
  • : Top 50% in CT
  • : 49% (Top 50%)
  • : 63% (Top 50%)
  • : 55-59% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Most improved public schools

School Overview

Swift Middle School's student population of 574 students has declined by 16% over five school years.
The teacher population of 56 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
574 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
56 teachers
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School Rankings

Swift Middle School ranks within the top 50% of all 942 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Swift Middle School is 0.33, which is less 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)
#345 out of 942 schools
(Top 50%)
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49%
40%
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63%
50%
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55-59%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
12:1
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American Indian
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Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
12%
29%
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Black
3%
13%
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White
81%
49%
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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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0.33
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Eligible for Free Lunch
27%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
6%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Swift Middle School's ranking?
Swift Middle School is ranked #345 out of 942 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Connecticut.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
49% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CT state average), while 63% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 50% CT state average).
How many students attend Swift Middle School?
574 students attend Swift Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
81% of Swift Middle School students are White, 12% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are Black, 3% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Swift Middle School?
Swift Middle School has a student ration of 10:1, which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 12:1.
What grades does Swift Middle School offer ?
Swift Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Swift Middle School part of?
Swift Middle School is part of Watertown School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 574 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 19%
  • : Top 50%
  • : 49% (Top 50%)
  • : 63% (Top 50%)
  • : 55-59% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

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