Walter G. Cady School

  • Walter G. Cady School serves 41 students in grades 8-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is <50% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is <50% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 57%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Minority enrollment is 86% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 45%.

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School Overview

  • Walter G. Cady School's student population of 41 students has declined by 59% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 8-12
Total Students41 students
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School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CT)
Overall School Rank--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
46%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ration/a13:1
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Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
39%
24%
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Black
47%
13%
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White
14%
55%
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Two or more races
n/a
3%
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Diversity Score0.610.63
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Graduation Rate (13-14)30-39%
88%
Eligible for Free Lunch
92%
31%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Walter G. Cady School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameUnified #2 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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  • Middletown Riverview School Alternative School
    Grades: 7-12 | 59 students
    0.3 miles
    915 River Rd.
    Middletown, CT 06457
    (860)704-4020
    0.3 7-12 59
  • Middletown Connecticut Valley Hospital Special Education School
    Grades: 12 | 3 students
    0.5 miles
    1000 Silver St.
    Middletown, CT 06457
    (860)262-7009
    0.5 12 3
  • Middletown Bielefield School
    Grades: K-5 | 288 students
    1.2 miles
    70 Maynard St.
    Middletown, CT 06457
    (860)347-4124
    1.2 K-5 288
  • Portland Portland High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 376 students
    1.4 miles
    95 High Street
    Portland, CT 06480
    (860)342-1720
    1.4 9-12 376
  • Portland Portland Middle School
    Grades: 7-8 | 216 students
    1.4 miles
    95 High Street
    Portland, CT 06480
    (860)342-1880
    1.4 7-8 216

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