The Bridge Academy

The Bridge Academy serves 279 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 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 57%) for the 2017-18 school year.
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 2017-18 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 Placements

The Bridge Academy places 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 20% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students279 students
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Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
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School Comparison

The Bridge Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 951 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (CT)
Overall Testing Rank
#852 out of 951 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
10-14%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:112:1
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American Indian
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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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Diversity Score
0.530.64
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Graduation Rate
70-79%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
64%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
16%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameThe Bridge Academy School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to The Bridge Academy is Achievement First Bridgeport Academy (0.2 miles away)
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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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