Torrington Middle School

  • Torrington Middle School serves 1,029 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 21% (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 33% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 57%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the Connecticut state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 45%.

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School Overview

  • Torrington Middle School's student population of 1,029 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 80 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,029 students
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Total Classroom Teachers80 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Torrington Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Torrington Middle School is 0.51, 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#796 out of 968 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
46%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:113:1
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Asian
3%
5%
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Hispanic
23%
24%
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Black
5%
13%
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White
66%
55%
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Two or more races
3%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Torrington Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CT.
Diversity Score0.510.43
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Eligible for Free Lunch
45%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameTorrington School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Torrington Abc / Torringford Special Education School
    Grades: 2-5 | 2 students
    1.4 miles
    837 Charles St
    Torrington, CT 06790
    (860)489-2327
    1.4 2-5 2
  • Torrington Torringford Community Outreach
    Grades: PK | 4 students
    1.4 miles
    800 Charles St
    Torrington, CT 06790
    (860)489-2327
    1.4 PK 4
  • Torrington Torringford School
    Grades: PK-5 | 583 students
    1.5 miles
    800 Charles St.
    Torrington, CT 06790
    (860)489-2300
    1.5 PK-5 583
  • New Hartford Bakerville Consolidated School
    Grades: K-2 | 99 students
    2.1 miles
    51 Cedar Ln.
    New Hartford, CT 06057
    (860)482-0288
    2.1 K-2 99
  • Torrington East School
    Grades: K-5 | 365 students
    2.1 miles
    215 Hogan Dr.
    Torrington, CT 06790
    (860)489-2303
    2.1 K-5 365

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