Waterbury Arts Magnet School

16 South Elm St.
Waterbury, CT 06706
4/
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Bottom 50%
Waterbury Arts Magnet School 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 is 20% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 40%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50% (which is equal to the Connecticut state average of 50%).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 6-12
  • : ≥95% (Top 20% in CT)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 20% (Btm 50%)
  • : 50% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Waterbury Arts Magnet School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Connecticut for:

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School Overview

The teacher population of 45 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 6-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
455 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
45 teachers
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School Rankings

Waterbury Arts Magnet School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 942 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
This School
State Level (CT)
#633 out of 942 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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20%
40%
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50%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
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12:1
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American Indian
(20-21)
1%
n/a
Asian
(20-21)
2%
5%
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Hispanic
(20-21)
36%
28%
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Black
(20-21)
19%
13%
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White
(20-21)
37%
50%
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Hawaiian
(20-21)
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
(20-21)
5%
4%
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≥95%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch (20-21)
58%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (20-21)
6%
6%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Waterbury Arts Magnet School's ranking?
Waterbury Arts Magnet School is ranked #633 out of 942 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Connecticut.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
20% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CT state average), while 50% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 50% CT state average).
What is the graduation rate of Waterbury Arts Magnet School?
The graduation rate of Waterbury Arts Magnet School is 95%, which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 89%.
How many students attend Waterbury Arts Magnet School?
455 students attend Waterbury Arts Magnet School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
37% of Waterbury Arts Magnet School students are White, 36% of students are Hispanic, 19% of students are Black, 5% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What grades does Waterbury Arts Magnet School offer ?
Waterbury Arts Magnet School offers enrollment in grades 6-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Waterbury Arts Magnet School part of?
Waterbury Arts Magnet School is part of Waterbury School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 6-12
  • : ≥95% (Top 20%)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 20% (Btm 50%)
  • : 50% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

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