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Bridgeport School District

GreatSchools Rating: 2 out of 10. GreatSchools Ratings are based on test results. 10 is best.
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45 Lyon Terrace
Bridgeport, CT 06604
Fairfield County
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PH: (203) 576-7302

  • Grades PK, 1-12
  • 20,205 students
  • 38 schools

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 CMT Results

Scale: % at or above proficient

Grade 3

Reading
 23% (2012)
 23% (2011)
 25% (2010)
 40% (2009)
 39% (2008)
 39% (2007)
 42% (2006)
The state average for Reading was 59% in 2012.

Writing
 31% (2012)
 30% (2011)
 32% (2010)
 57% (2009)
 60% (2008)
 62% (2007)
 63% (2006)
The state average for Writing was 63% in 2012.

Math
 34% (2012)
 28% (2011)
 27% (2010)
 55% (2009)
 55% (2008)
 53% (2007)
 56% (2006)
The state average for Math was 67% in 2012.

Source: CT Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 4

Reading
 28% (2012)
 26% (2011)
 26% (2010)
 40% (2009)
 40% (2008)
 41% (2007)
 40% (2006)
The state average for Reading was 64% in 2012.

Writing
 34% (2012)
 33% (2011)
 36% (2010)
 65% (2009)
 64% (2008)
 65% (2007)
 66% (2006)
The state average for Writing was 65% in 2012.

Math
 33% (2012)
 30% (2011)
 33% (2010)
 59% (2009)
 56% (2008)
 54% (2007)
The state average for Math was 68% in 2012.

Source: CT Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 5

Reading
 32% (2012)
 25% (2011)
 25% (2010)
 46% (2009)
 42% (2008)
 41% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 68% in 2012.

Science
 26% (2012)
 23% (2011)
 20% (2010)
 48% (2008)
The state average for Science was 64% in 2012.

Writing
 38% (2012)
 36% (2011)
 40% (2010)
 69% (2009)
 65% (2008)
 65% (2007)
 67% (2006)
The state average for Writing was 68% in 2012.

Math
 41% (2012)
 41% (2011)
 40% (2010)
 63% (2009)
 58% (2008)
 57% (2007)
 61% (2006)
The state average for Math was 72% in 2012.

Source: CT Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 6

Reading
 45% (2012)
 47% (2011)
 49% (2010)
 54% (2009)
 50% (2008)
 48% (2007)
 49% (2006)
The state average for Reading was 74% in 2012.

Writing
 39% (2012)
 42% (2011)
 40% (2010)
 67% (2009)
 66% (2008)
 69% (2007)
 67% (2006)
The state average for Writing was 67% in 2012.

Math
 41% (2012)
 46% (2011)
 50% (2010)
 68% (2009)
 64% (2008)
 64% (2007)
 59% (2006)
The state average for Math was 70% in 2012.

Source: CT Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 7

Reading
 49% (2012)
 50% (2011)
 47% (2010)
 57% (2009)
 55% (2008)
 48% (2007)
 49% (2006)
The state average for Reading was 80% in 2012.

Writing
 31% (2012)
 25% (2011)
 27% (2010)
 58% (2009)
 57% (2008)
 60% (2007)
 61% (2006)
The state average for Writing was 66% in 2012.

Math
 36% (2012)
 38% (2011)
 37% (2010)
 61% (2009)
 56% (2008)
 52% (2007)
 49% (2006)
The state average for Math was 68% in 2012.

Source: CT Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 8

Reading
 45% (2012)
 43% (2011)
 39% (2010)
 47% (2009)
 47% (2008)
 44% (2007)
 49% (2006)
The state average for Reading was 77% in 2012.

Science
 28% (2012)
 26% (2011)
 26% (2010)
 37% (2008)
The state average for Science was 62% in 2012.

Writing
 32% (2012)
 29% (2011)
 28% (2010)
 64% (2009)
 59% (2008)
 59% (2007)
 64% (2006)
The state average for Writing was 68% in 2012.

Math
 35% (2012)
 31% (2011)
 31% (2010)
 55% (2009)
 50% (2008)
 52% (2007)
 45% (2006)
The state average for Math was 67% in 2012.

Source: CT Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

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

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 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 Students23%
Female25%
Male22%
Black21%
Asian American46%
Hispanic21%
Multiracialn/a
White43%
Economically disadvantaged23%
Students with disabilities7%
Students without disabilities24%
English language learners5%
Proficient in English25%

WritingThis District
All Students31%
Female38%
Male24%
Black29%
Asian American51%
Hispanic29%
Multiracialn/a
White48%
Economically disadvantaged31%
Students with disabilities2%
Students without disabilities34%
English language learners11%
Proficient in English33%

MathThis District
All Students34%
Female32%
Male35%
Black27%
Asian American60%
Hispanic34%
Multiracialn/a
White54%
Economically disadvantaged34%
Students with disabilities13%
Students without disabilities35%
English language learners13%
Proficient in English35%
Source: CT Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 4
ReadingThis District
All Students28%
Female32%
Male25%
Black27%
Asian American44%
Hispanic26%
Multiracialn/a
White48%
Economically disadvantaged28%
Students with disabilities6%
Students without disabilities30%
English language learners4%
Proficient in English31%

WritingThis District
All Students34%
Female43%
Male24%
Black34%
Asian American58%
Hispanic30%
Multiracialn/a
White45%
Economically disadvantaged33%
Students with disabilities3%
Students without disabilities38%
English language learners13%
Proficient in English36%

MathThis District
All Students33%
Female35%
Male31%
Black31%
Asian American63%
Hispanic31%
Multiracialn/a
White43%
Economically disadvantaged33%
Students with disabilities11%
Students without disabilities35%
English language learners14%
Proficient in English35%
Source: CT Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 5
ReadingThis District
All Students32%
Female36%
Male29%
Black28%
Asian American58%
Hispanic32%
Multiracialn/a
White47%
Economically disadvantaged32%
Students with disabilities11%
Students without disabilities34%
English language learners4%
Proficient in English36%

ScienceThis District
All Students26%
Female25%
Male27%
Black20%
Asian American49%
Hispanic27%
Multiracialn/a
White43%
Economically disadvantaged26%
Students with disabilities5%
Students without disabilities29%
English language learners6%
Proficient in English29%

WritingThis District
All Students38%
Female47%
Male29%
Black37%
Asian American50%
Hispanic36%
Multiracialn/a
White53%
Economically disadvantaged38%
Students with disabilities5%
Students without disabilities43%
English language learners10%
Proficient in English42%

MathThis District
All Students41%
Female41%
Male40%
Black34%
Asian American70%
Hispanic43%
Multiracialn/a
White54%
Economically disadvantaged40%
Students with disabilities8%
Students without disabilities43%
English language learners17%
Proficient in English44%
Source: CT Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 6
ReadingThis District
All Students45%
Female49%
Male40%
Black43%
Asian American66%
Hispanic42%
Multiracialn/a
White58%
Economically disadvantaged44%
Not economically disadvantaged73%
Students with disabilities15%
Students without disabilities47%
English language learners7%
Proficient in English49%

WritingThis District
All Students39%
Female46%
Male32%
Black38%
Asian American70%
Hispanic34%
Multiracialn/a
White50%
Economically disadvantaged38%
Not economically disadvantaged81%
Students with disabilities4%
Students without disabilities44%
English language learners15%
Proficient in English42%

MathThis District
All Students41%
Female42%
Male40%
Black37%
Asian American75%
Hispanic38%
Multiracialn/a
White54%
Economically disadvantaged40%
Not economically disadvantaged73%
Students with disabilities11%
Students without disabilities43%
English language learners15%
Proficient in English44%
Source: CT Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 7
ReadingThis District
All Students49%
Female54%
Male44%
Black48%
Asian American74%
Hispanic45%
Multiracialn/a
White71%
Economically disadvantaged49%
Not economically disadvantaged81%
Students with disabilities21%
Students without disabilities52%
English language learners8%
Proficient in English53%

WritingThis District
All Students31%
Female39%
Male24%
Black30%
Asian American56%
Hispanic28%
Multiracialn/a
White48%
Economically disadvantaged31%
Not economically disadvantaged59%
Students with disabilities4%
Students without disabilities35%
English language learners5%
Proficient in English34%

MathThis District
All Students36%
Female33%
Male39%
Black33%
Asian American65%
Hispanic34%
Multiracialn/a
White56%
Economically disadvantaged36%
Not economically disadvantaged67%
Students with disabilities9%
Students without disabilities38%
English language learners7%
Proficient in English39%
Source: CT Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 8
ReadingThis District
All Students45%
Female49%
Male40%
Black40%
Asian American70%
Hispanic44%
Multiracialn/a
White61%
Economically disadvantaged44%
Not economically disadvantaged76%
Students with disabilities7%
Students without disabilities47%
English language learners3%
Proficient in English49%

ScienceThis District
All Students28%
Female29%
Male26%
Black24%
Asian American54%
Hispanic26%
Multiracialn/a
White43%
Economically disadvantaged27%
Not economically disadvantaged54%
Students with disabilities2%
Students without disabilities31%
English language learners1%
Proficient in English30%

WritingThis District
All Students32%
Female42%
Male23%
Black29%
Asian American58%
Hispanic31%
Multiracialn/a
White49%
Economically disadvantaged32%
Not economically disadvantaged53%
Students with disabilities3%
Students without disabilities36%
English language learners3%
Proficient in English35%

MathThis District
All Students35%
Female38%
Male32%
Black30%
Asian American73%
Hispanic34%
Multiracialn/a
White47%
Economically disadvantaged34%
Not economically disadvantaged67%
Students with disabilities6%
Students without disabilities37%
English language learners9%
Proficient in English38%
Source: CT Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

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

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 CAPT Results

Scale: % at or above proficient

Grade 10

Reading
 8% (2012)
 10% (2011)
 10% (2010)
 44% (2009)
 45% (2008)
 33% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 48% in 2012.

Science
 11% (2012)
 11% (2011)
 9% (2010)
 32% (2009)
 32% (2008)
 36% (2007)
The state average for Science was 47% in 2012.

Writing
 21% (2012)
 21% (2011)
 21% (2010)
 57% (2009)
 58% (2008)
 45% (2007)
The state average for Writing was 63% in 2012.

Math
 10% (2012)
 10% (2011)
 10% (2010)
 36% (2009)
 37% (2008)
 34% (2007)
The state average for Math was 49% in 2012.

Source: CT Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

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 Students8%
Female10%
Male7%
Black8%
Asian American21%
Hispanic7%
Multiracialn/a
White11%
Economically disadvantaged8%
Students with disabilities0%
Students without disabilities9%
English language learners0%
Proficient in English9%

ScienceThis District
All Students11%
Female9%
Male12%
Black9%
Asian American21%
Hispanic9%
Multiracialn/a
White28%
Economically disadvantaged10%
Students with disabilities2%
Students without disabilities12%
English language learners1%
Proficient in English12%

WritingThis District
All Students21%
Female29%
Male14%
Black22%
Asian American35%
Hispanic18%
Multiracialn/a
White28%
Economically disadvantaged21%
Students with disabilities0%
Students without disabilities24%
English language learners2%
Proficient in English24%

MathThis District
All Students10%
Female9%
Male12%
Black9%
Asian American21%
Hispanic9%
Multiracialn/a
White21%
Economically disadvantaged10%
Students with disabilities0%
Students without disabilities11%
English language learners2%
Proficient in English12%
Source: CT Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

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

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 Students

 
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 Spending Per Pupil

 

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