Image of globe and book on table

Bridgeport School District

GreatSchools Rating: 2 out of 10. GreatSchools Ratings are based on test results. 10 is best.
This district's rating is based on its schools' test results; 10 is best. Learn more >

Learn About This District's:

45 Lyon Terrace
Bridgeport, CT 06604
Fairfield County
Map >

PH: (203) 576-7302

  • Grades PK-12
  • 20,126 students
  • 39 schools

View all schools in this district >

Compare top-rated schools in this district:


 CMT Results

Scale: % at or above proficient

Grade 3

Reading
 40% (2013)
 42% (2012)
 41% (2011)
 41% (2010)
 40% (2009)
 39% (2008)
 39% (2007)
 42% (2006)
The state average for Reading was 72% in 2013.

Writing
 58% (2013)
 59% (2012)
 55% (2011)
 60% (2010)
 57% (2009)
 60% (2008)
 62% (2007)
 63% (2006)
The state average for Writing was 80% in 2013.

Math
 53% (2013)
 63% (2012)
 56% (2011)
 57% (2010)
 55% (2009)
 55% (2008)
 53% (2007)
 56% (2006)
The state average for Math was 83% in 2013.

Source: CT Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 4

Reading
 44% (2013)
 46% (2012)
 41% (2011)
 42% (2010)
 40% (2009)
 40% (2008)
 41% (2007)
 40% (2006)
The state average for Reading was 78% in 2013.

Writing
 61% (2013)
 59% (2012)
 63% (2011)
 67% (2010)
 65% (2009)
 64% (2008)
 65% (2007)
 66% (2006)
The state average for Writing was 84% in 2013.

Math
 55% (2013)
 60% (2012)
 55% (2011)
 59% (2010)
 59% (2009)
 56% (2008)
 54% (2007)
The state average for Math was 84% in 2013.

Source: CT Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 5

Reading
 47% (2013)
 48% (2012)
 41% (2011)
 40% (2010)
 46% (2009)
 42% (2008)
 41% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 79% in 2013.

Science
 49% (2013)
 52% (2012)
 51% (2011)
 50% (2010)
 48% (2008)
The state average for Science was 82% in 2013.

Writing
 70% (2013)
 70% (2012)
 69% (2011)
 71% (2010)
 69% (2009)
 65% (2008)
 65% (2007)
 67% (2006)
The state average for Writing was 88% in 2013.

Math
 58% (2013)
 62% (2012)
 65% (2011)
 67% (2010)
 63% (2009)
 58% (2008)
 57% (2007)
 61% (2006)
The state average for Math was 84% in 2013.

Source: CT Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 6

Reading
 59% (2013)
 61% (2012)
 65% (2011)
 64% (2010)
 54% (2009)
 50% (2008)
 48% (2007)
 49% (2006)
The state average for Reading was 85% in 2013.

Writing
 68% (2013)
 65% (2012)
 73% (2011)
 70% (2010)
 67% (2009)
 66% (2008)
 69% (2007)
 67% (2006)
The state average for Writing was 84% in 2013.

Math
 63% (2013)
 69% (2012)
 72% (2011)
 73% (2010)
 68% (2009)
 64% (2008)
 64% (2007)
 59% (2006)
The state average for Math was 86% in 2013.

Source: CT Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 7

Reading
 65% (2013)
 63% (2012)
 63% (2011)
 64% (2010)
 57% (2009)
 55% (2008)
 48% (2007)
 49% (2006)
The state average for Reading was 87% in 2013.

Writing
 62% (2013)
 58% (2012)
 53% (2011)
 56% (2010)
 58% (2009)
 57% (2008)
 60% (2007)
 61% (2006)
The state average for Writing was 83% in 2013.

Math
 60% (2013)
 62% (2012)
 65% (2011)
 65% (2010)
 61% (2009)
 56% (2008)
 52% (2007)
 49% (2006)
The state average for Math was 85% in 2013.

Source: CT Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 8

Reading
 60% (2013)
 59% (2012)
 58% (2011)
 52% (2010)
 47% (2009)
 47% (2008)
 44% (2007)
 49% (2006)
The state average for Reading was 86% in 2013.

Science
 43% (2013)
 46% (2012)
 42% (2011)
 43% (2010)
 37% (2008)
The state average for Science was 77% in 2013.

Writing
 63% (2013)
 63% (2012)
 55% (2011)
 54% (2010)
 64% (2009)
 59% (2008)
 59% (2007)
 64% (2006)
The state average for Writing was 86% in 2013.

Math
 63% (2013)
 64% (2012)
 61% (2011)
 62% (2010)
 55% (2009)
 50% (2008)
 52% (2007)
 45% (2006)
The state average for Math was 86% in 2013.

Source: CT Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

About the Tests

  • In 2008-2009 Connecticut used the Connecticut Mastery Test (CMT) to test students' skills in reading, writing and math in grades 3 through 8, and in science in grades 5 and 8.
  • The CMT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Connecticut.

Testing in Connecticut: An Overview

See Connecticut's state standards

Compare all elementary and middle schools in this district

Back to top >
 CMT Results By Subgroup

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.

Scale: % at or above proficient

Grade 3
ReadingThis District
All Students40%
Female45%
Male36%
Black40%
Asian American61%
Hispanic37%
Multiracialn/a
White52%
Economically disadvantaged40%
Students with disabilities16%
Students without disabilities42%
English language learners7%
Proficient in English45%

WritingThis District
All Students58%
Female69%
Male48%
Black59%
Asian American82%
Hispanic55%
Multiracialn/a
White66%
Economically disadvantaged58%
Students with disabilities16%
Students without disabilities63%
English language learners33%
Proficient in English62%

MathThis District
All Students53%
Female54%
Male52%
Black49%
Asian American67%
Hispanic52%
Multiracialn/a
White66%
Economically disadvantaged53%
Students with disabilities30%
Students without disabilities54%
English language learners25%
Proficient in English56%
Source: CT Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 4
ReadingThis District
All Students44%
Female47%
Male40%
Black42%
Asian American78%
Hispanic40%
Multiracialn/a
White61%
Economically disadvantaged43%
Students with disabilities10%
Students without disabilities45%
English language learners14%
Proficient in English46%

WritingThis District
All Students61%
Female74%
Male49%
Black62%
Asian American88%
Hispanic58%
Multiracialn/a
White68%
Economically disadvantaged61%
Students with disabilities14%
Students without disabilities68%
English language learners34%
Proficient in English64%

MathThis District
All Students55%
Female58%
Male52%
Black51%
Asian American85%
Hispanic55%
Multiracialn/a
White64%
Economically disadvantaged55%
Students with disabilities19%
Students without disabilities58%
English language learners30%
Proficient in English58%
Source: CT Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 5
ReadingThis District
All Students47%
Female53%
Male41%
Black46%
Asian American58%
Hispanic45%
Multiracialn/a
White60%
Economically disadvantaged47%
Students with disabilities18%
Students without disabilities49%
English language learners10%
Proficient in English50%

ScienceThis District
All Students49%
Female52%
Male47%
Black45%
Asian American61%
Hispanic50%
Multiracialn/a
White62%
Economically disadvantaged49%
Students with disabilities17%
Students without disabilities55%
English language learners14%
Proficient in English53%

WritingThis District
All Students70%
Female79%
Male61%
Black68%
Asian American90%
Hispanic69%
Multiracialn/a
White78%
Economically disadvantaged70%
Students with disabilities23%
Students without disabilities78%
English language learners47%
Proficient in English72%

MathThis District
All Students58%
Female59%
Male56%
Black55%
Asian American88%
Hispanic57%
Multiracialn/a
White68%
Economically disadvantaged58%
Students with disabilities27%
Students without disabilities61%
English language learners31%
Proficient in English61%
Source: CT Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 6
ReadingThis District
All Students59%
Female63%
Male55%
Black53%
Asian American67%
Hispanic61%
Multiracialn/a
White73%
Economically disadvantaged59%
Students with disabilities23%
Students without disabilities61%
English language learners22%
Proficient in English64%

WritingThis District
All Students68%
Female78%
Male58%
Black65%
Asian American73%
Hispanic68%
Multiracialn/a
White78%
Economically disadvantaged68%
Students with disabilities25%
Students without disabilities74%
English language learners41%
Proficient in English72%

MathThis District
All Students63%
Female65%
Male60%
Black57%
Asian American74%
Hispanic65%
Multiracialn/a
White72%
Economically disadvantaged63%
Students with disabilities28%
Students without disabilities65%
English language learners34%
Proficient in English67%
Source: CT Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 7
ReadingThis District
All Students65%
Female72%
Male58%
Black63%
Asian American88%
Hispanic62%
Multiracialn/a
White75%
Economically disadvantaged65%
Students with disabilities32%
Students without disabilities67%
English language learners25%
Proficient in English70%

WritingThis District
All Students62%
Female74%
Male51%
Black60%
Asian American89%
Hispanic60%
Multiracialn/a
White69%
Economically disadvantaged62%
Students with disabilities15%
Students without disabilities70%
English language learners44%
Proficient in English64%

MathThis District
All Students60%
Female64%
Male56%
Black56%
Asian American90%
Hispanic58%
Multiracialn/a
White72%
Economically disadvantaged60%
Students with disabilities24%
Students without disabilities63%
English language learners21%
Proficient in English65%
Source: CT Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 8
ReadingThis District
All Students60%
Female63%
Male57%
Black58%
Asian American78%
Hispanic57%
Multiracialn/a
White77%
Economically disadvantaged60%
Students with disabilities25%
Students without disabilities63%
English language learners13%
Proficient in English64%

ScienceThis District
All Students43%
Female44%
Male41%
Black40%
Asian American63%
Hispanic40%
Multiracialn/a
White62%
Economically disadvantaged43%
Students with disabilities8%
Students without disabilities49%
English language learners4%
Proficient in English46%

WritingThis District
All Students63%
Female72%
Male54%
Black62%
Asian American76%
Hispanic60%
Multiracialn/a
White75%
Economically disadvantaged63%
Students with disabilities21%
Students without disabilities70%
English language learners25%
Proficient in English66%

MathThis District
All Students63%
Female65%
Male60%
Black60%
Asian American81%
Hispanic62%
Multiracialn/a
White77%
Economically disadvantaged63%
Students with disabilities22%
Students without disabilities66%
English language learners27%
Proficient in English66%
Source: CT Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

About the Tests

  • In 2008-2009 Connecticut used the Connecticut Mastery Test (CMT) to test students' skills in reading, writing and math in grades 3 through 8, and in science in grades 5 and 8.
  • The CMT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Connecticut.
  • The different student groups are identified by the Connecticut Department of Education. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Testing in Connecticut: An Overview

Back to top >
 CAPT Results

Scale: % at or above proficient

Grade 10

Reading
 38% (2013)
 42% (2012)
 45% (2011)
 39% (2010)
 44% (2009)
 45% (2008)
 33% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 81% in 2013.

Science
 38% (2013)
 41% (2012)
 42% (2011)
 38% (2010)
 32% (2009)
 32% (2008)
 36% (2007)
The state average for Science was 82% in 2013.

Writing
 60% (2013)
 59% (2012)
 59% (2011)
 51% (2010)
 57% (2009)
 58% (2008)
 45% (2007)
The state average for Writing was 89% in 2013.

Math
 36% (2013)
 37% (2012)
 39% (2011)
 34% (2010)
 36% (2009)
 37% (2008)
 34% (2007)
The state average for Math was 79% in 2013.

Source: CT Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

About the Tests

  • In 2007-2008 Connecticut used the Connecticut Academic Performance Test (CAPT) to test students' skills in reading, writing, science and math in grade 10.
  • The CAPT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Connecticut.

Testing in Connecticut: An Overview

See Connecticut's state standards

Compare all high schools in this district

Back to top >
 CAPT Results By Subgroup

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.

Scale: % at or above proficient

Grade 10
ReadingThis District
All Students38%
Female46%
Male29%
Black36%
Asian American60%
Hispanic37%
Multiracialn/a
White50%
Economically disadvantaged38%
Not economically disadvantaged45%
Students with disabilities11%
Students without disabilities41%
English language learners16%
Proficient in English40%

ScienceThis District
All Students38%
Female41%
Male36%
Black36%
Asian American59%
Hispanic38%
Multiracialn/a
White52%
Economically disadvantaged38%
Not economically disadvantaged52%
Students with disabilities10%
Students without disabilities42%
English language learners11%
Proficient in English42%

WritingThis District
All Students60%
Female71%
Male49%
Black58%
Asian American76%
Hispanic60%
Multiracialn/a
White72%
Economically disadvantaged60%
Not economically disadvantaged65%
Students with disabilities13%
Students without disabilities66%
English language learners32%
Proficient in English64%

MathThis District
All Students36%
Female38%
Male33%
Black28%
Asian American67%
Hispanic39%
Multiracialn/a
White53%
Economically disadvantaged35%
Not economically disadvantaged52%
Students with disabilities9%
Students without disabilities38%
English language learners17%
Proficient in English38%
Source: CT Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

About the Tests

  • In 2008-2009 Connecticut used the Connecticut Academic Performance Test (CAPT) to test students' skills in reading, writing, science and math in grade 10.
  • The CAPT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Connecticut.
  • The different student groups are identified by the Connecticut Department of Education. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Testing in Connecticut: An Overview

Back to top >
 Teachers

 
Teacher data was not reported for this district.

Back to top >
 Students

 
Student Ethnicity
Information about this data
Source:
EthnicityThis DistrictState Average
Unspecified100%n/a

Back to top >
 Spending Per Pupil

 

Finance data was not reported for this district.

Back to top >