Washington Middle School

  • Washington Middle School serves 674 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 13% (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 32% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 58%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Washington 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 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Connecticut state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 67% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 44%.

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School Overview

  • Washington Middle School's student population of 674 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 58 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students674 students
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Total Classroom Teachers58 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Washington Middle School 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 12:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Washington Middle School is 0.65, 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#861 out of 968 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
13%
44%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
58%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:113:1
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Asian
4%
5%
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Hispanic
48%
23%
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Black
13%
13%
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White
33%
56%
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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 Washington Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CT.
Diversity Score0.650.42
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Eligible for Free Lunch
67%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMeriden School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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