Waterbury Arts Magnet School (Middle) (Closed 2021)

Serving 373 students in grades 6-8, Waterbury Arts Magnet School (Middle) ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 22% (which was lower than the Connecticut state average of 39%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 45% (which was lower than the Connecticut state average of 51%).
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 was higher than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment was 66% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which was higher than the Connecticut state average of 51% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
373 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
29 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

This School
State Level (CT)
(20-21)
22%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Waterbury Arts Magnet School (Middle) 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 2020-21 school year data.
(20-21)
45%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Waterbury Arts Magnet School (Middle) and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Connecticut by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
12:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
1%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Waterbury Arts Magnet School (Middle) and the percentage of Asian public school students in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hispanic
45%
29%
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Black
16%
13%
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White
34%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CT.
0.66
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Eligible for Free Lunch
55%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Waterbury Arts Magnet School (Middle) and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
School District Name
Source: 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?
22% 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 Waterbury Arts Magnet School (Middle)?
373 students attend Waterbury Arts Magnet School (Middle).
What is the racial composition of the student body?
45% of Waterbury Arts Magnet School (Middle) students are Hispanic, 34% of students are White, 16% of students are Black, 3% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Waterbury Arts Magnet School (Middle)?
Waterbury Arts Magnet School (Middle) has a student ration of 13:1, which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 12:1.
What grades does Waterbury Arts Magnet School (Middle) offer ?
Waterbury Arts Magnet School (Middle) offers enrollment in grades 6-8 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Waterbury Arts Magnet School (Middle) part of?
Waterbury Arts Magnet School (Middle) is part of Waterbury School District.

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