West Rock Authors Academy

  • West Rock Authors Academy serves 203 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 57%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • West Rock Authors Academy 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 80% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 46% (majority Hispanic and Black).

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School Overview

  • West Rock Authors Academy's student population of 203 students has declined by 25% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 22 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students203 students
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Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
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School Comparison

  • West Rock Authors Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 951 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of West Rock Authors Academy is 0.63, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CT)
Overall Testing Rank#606 out of 951 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio9:112:1
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
24%
25%
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Black
53%
13%
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White
20%
54%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
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Diversity Score0.630.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
62%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew Haven School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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