The Bridge Academy
The Bridge Academy serves 279 students in grades 7-12.
The Bridge Academy 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10-14% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 48%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 58%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 46% (majority Hispanic and Black).
The Bridge Academy ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Connecticut for:
Percent Eligible For Free Lunch
The Bridge Academy's student population of 279 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
The Bridge Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 957 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of The Bridge Academy is 0.53, which is less 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 Data
State Level (CT)
Overall Testing Rank
#861 out of 957 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education
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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