The Bridge Academy

  • The Bridge Academy serves 281 students in grades 7-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 10-14% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 57%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Connecticut state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 45%.

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School Overview

  • The Bridge Academy's student population of 281 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 16 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students281 students
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Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
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School Comparison

  • The Bridge Academy's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of The Bridge Academy is 0.53, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.43. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CT)
Overall School Rank#918 out of 968 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)10-14%
46%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)25-29%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:113:1
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Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
40%
24%
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Black
56%
13%
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White
3%
55%
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Two or more races
n/a
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in The Bridge Academy.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CT.
Diversity Score0.530.43
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Graduation Rate≥90%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
67%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
16%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in The Bridge Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameThe Bridge Academy School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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This school is hard but it really make you want to try it brought me to a breaking down point and the teachers are really nice so is the principal they inspired me to like to read so I do like this school and plan on staying until my senior year...
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