777 Hartford Tpke.
Vernon Rockville, CT 06066
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Vernon Center Middle School serves 700 students in grades 6-8.
Vernon Center Middle School 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 29% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 51%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 50% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 700 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 44%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in CT
  • Math Proficiency
    : 29% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

School Overview

Vernon Center Middle School's student population of 700 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 59 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
700 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
59 teachers
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School Rankings

Vernon Center Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 940 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Vernon Center Middle School is 0.63, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CT)
Overall Testing Rank
#562 out of 940 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
5%
5%
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Hispanic
21%
28%
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Black
10%
13%
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White
56%
50%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.63
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Eligible for Free Lunch
52%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

29% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 39% CT state average), while 45% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CT state average).

How many students attend Vernon Center Middle School?

700 students attend Vernon Center Middle School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

56% of Vernon Center Middle School students are White, 21% of students are Hispanic, 10% of students are Black, 8% of students are Two or more races, and 5% of students are Asian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Vernon Center Middle School?

Vernon Center Middle School has a student ration of 12:1, which is equal to the Connecticut state average of 12:1.

What grades does Vernon Center Middle School offer ?

Vernon Center Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8 (offers virtual instruction).

What school district is Vernon Center Middle School part of?

Vernon Center Middle School is part of Vernon School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 700 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 44%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 29% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

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