Trailblazers Academy

  • Trailblazers Academy serves 125 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≤5% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 44%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 10-14% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 58%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Trailblazers 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 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Connecticut state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 44%.

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School Overview

  • Trailblazers Academy's student population of 125 students has declined by 22% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 13 teachers has declined by 31% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students125 students
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Total Classroom Teachers13 teachers
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Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Trailblazers Academy by grade.

School Comparison

  • Trailblazers Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 968 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has increased from 9:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Trailblazers Academy is 0.54, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CT)
Overall School Rank
61%
19%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤5%
44%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Trailblazers Academy and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)10-14%
58%
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:113:1
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Asian
1%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Trailblazers Academy and the percentage of Asian public school students in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Hispanic
50%
23%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Trailblazers Academy and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
46%
13%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Trailblazers Academy and the percentage of Black public school students in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
1%
56%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Trailblazers Academy and the percentage of White public school students in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Trailblazers Academy.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CT.
Diversity Score0.540.42
This chart display the diversity score of Trailblazers Academy and the public school average diversity score of Connecticut by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
74%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Trailblazers Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Trailblazers Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameStamford School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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