160 Pulaski Street
Bridgeport, CT 06608
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
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).

Top Rankings

The Bridge Academy ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Connecticut for:

School Overview

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.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 7-12
Total Students
279 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
18 teachers
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School Rankings

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
This School
State Level (CT)
Overall Testing Rank
#861 out of 957 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
10-14%
48%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
58%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
43%
25%
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Black
54%
13%
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White
2%
54%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CT.
Diversity Score
0.53
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Graduation Rate
70-79%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
64%
31%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in The Bridge Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
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 2017-18 school year data.
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

School Reviews

5  
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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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: 7-12
  • Students: 279 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 70-79% (Btm 50% in CT)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.53 (Top 50%)

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