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Posted June 3, 2010

my daughter started hooker school in the middle of 3rd grade . I was very nervous letting her go because this was her first time in the public school system. Mr . Cimino one the first day checked on her all day. Her teacher this year MR KELLY is outstanding he has gone beyond what many teachers do. to treat each child as your own to go to the lengths that these two indivduals do no words can thank you enough... PRINCIPALS AND TEACHERS LIKE MR.KELLY MAKE MYSELF AND MY DAUGHTER VERY HAPPY THAT WE MADE THE RIGHT CHOICE ..... THANK YOU
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 19, 2009

I think this is absolutly the best school Bridgeport has to offer. The teachers are the greatest. The principal and assistant principal are the BEST!!! I have nothing bad to say about this school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 14, 2006

My son has recently transferred to Hooker School(Dec. 2006). As a parent, I was quite nervous about the transition during the middle of the school year. However, after meeting with Mr. Cimino I was amazed to see how passionate and concerned he was about his students and their education. This helped confirm my decision for our son to attend Hooker School. Mr. Cimino also has 2 simple rules for all the kids to abide by. #1 - Be Good, #2 - Do the work. Simple and to the point! My son not only loves his new school, Mr. Cimino and his teacher, but he has become more focused with his school work and enjoys learning (not to mention the free breakfast & lunch). Mr. Cimino is a great example of a class principal!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 4, 2005

I think Thomas Hooker School is a wonderful school. I have 2 children that attend, they have been in this school since grade K and 3. The principal is very involved with the students and parents, you can see him in the hallway every morning socializing with everyone that come in. Mr.Cimino is a kind and loving person and cares about everyone. If you have a problem he's always there to help resolve it. In my opinion, my son's Kindergarden teacher (Ms. M) was the best. Eventhough all of the teachers that my children have had are excellent, I enjoyed the way she taught her class, and made the kids feel special. I also want to mention that the schools social workers are equally excellent and work really hard at what they do. Overall, there is no other school like Thomas Hooker.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 23, 2004

The percentages for testing on this page are quite deceiving. Ever since Mr. Cimino has become the principal, this school has done remarkably well. This is one of the few schools where your suggestions and comments are actually heard and given serious consideration. The principal is so much more than just a figure head. He is well like by both parents and students alike. He takes the time to actually listen to you and does everything within his power to improve the school in ALL areas. My three children all attended this school (1 graduated, 2 are still attending) and I cannot say enough good things about it. Mr. Cimino will bend over backwards to solve any problem you bring to him. He is often there even after 9:00 p.m. His dedication and caring have paid off for all involved.
—Submitted by a parent


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The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

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

The state average for Math was 83% in 2013.

38 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
55%

2012

 
 
71%

2011

 
 
45%

2010

 
 
47%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 72% in 2013.

38 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
63%

2012

 
 
53%

2011

 
 
40%

2010

 
 
72%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 80% in 2013.

39 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
67%

2012

 
 
76%

2011

 
 
47%

2010

 
 
72%
Scale: % level 3, 4, or 5

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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.

Source: Connecticut Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 84% in 2013.

41 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
56%

2012

 
 
48%

2011

 
 
54%

2010

 
 
51%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 78% in 2013.

41 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
51%

2012

 
 
33%

2011

 
 
60%

2010

 
 
59%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 84% in 2013.

41 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
73%

2012

 
 
46%

2011

 
 
75%

2010

 
 
78%
Scale: % level 3, 4, or 5

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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.

Source: Connecticut Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 84% in 2013.

36 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
50%

2012

 
 
64%

2011

 
 
67%

2010

 
 
71%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 79% in 2013.

35 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
40%

2012

 
 
66%

2011

 
 
39%

2010

 
 
62%
Science

The state average for Science was 82% in 2013.

39 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
41%

2012

 
 
68%

2011

 
 
64%

2010

 
 
58%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 88% in 2013.

39 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
67%

2012

 
 
84%

2011

 
 
79%

2010

 
 
91%
Scale: % level 3, 4, or 5

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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.

Source: Connecticut Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 86% in 2013.

33 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
64%

2012

 
 
71%

2011

 
 
69%

2010

 
 
75%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 85% in 2013.

31 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
71%

2012

 
 
67%

2011

 
 
64%

2010

 
 
87%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 84% in 2013.

34 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
85%

2012

 
 
67%

2011

 
 
82%

2010

 
 
92%
Scale: % level 3, 4, or 5

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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.

Source: Connecticut Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 85% in 2013.

55 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
60%

2012

 
 
61%

2011

 
 
75%

2010

 
 
74%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 87% in 2013.

55 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
67%

2012

 
 
69%

2011

 
 
76%

2010

 
 
76%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 83% in 2013.

57 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
63%

2012

 
 
69%

2011

 
 
73%

2010

 
 
79%
Scale: % level 3, 4, or 5

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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.

Source: Connecticut Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 86% in 2013.

50 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
56%

2012

 
 
69%

2011

 
 
70%

2010

 
 
67%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 86% in 2013.

49 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
71%

2012

 
 
65%

2011

 
 
80%

2010

 
 
62%
Science

The state average for Science was 77% in 2013.

51 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
47%

2012

 
 
67%

2011

 
 
66%

2010

 
 
62%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 86% in 2013.

51 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
65%

2012

 
 
80%

2011

 
 
74%

2010

 
 
58%
Scale: % level 3, 4, or 5

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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.

Source: Connecticut Department of Education

Math

All Students55%
Femalen/a
Male55%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged55%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities56%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English55%

Reading

All Students63%
Femalen/a
Male50%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged63%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities64%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English63%

Writing

All Students67%
Femalen/a
Male52%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged67%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities70%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English67%
Scale: % level 3, 4, or 5

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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.

Source: Connecticut Department of Education

Math

All Students56%
Femalen/a
Male61%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic55%
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged56%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities64%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English58%

Reading

All Students51%
Femalen/a
Male56%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic55%
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged51%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities58%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English53%

Writing

All Students73%
Femalen/a
Male74%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic75%
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged73%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities83%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English75%
Scale: % level 3, 4, or 5

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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.

Source: Connecticut Department of Education

Math

All Students50%
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged50%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities57%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English49%

Reading

All Students40%
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged40%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities47%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English41%

Science

All Students41%
Femalen/a
Male30%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic50%
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged41%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities53%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English42%

Writing

All Students67%
Femalen/a
Male50%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic85%
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged67%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities83%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English66%
Scale: % level 3, 4, or 5

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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.

Source: Connecticut Department of Education

Math

All Students64%
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged64%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities68%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English66%

Reading

All Students71%
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged71%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities70%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English73%

Writing

All Students85%
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged85%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities87%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English88%
Scale: % level 3, 4, or 5

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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.

Source: Connecticut Department of Education

Math

All Students60%
Female65%
Male55%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic63%
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged60%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities65%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English60%

Reading

All Students67%
Female85%
Male52%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic63%
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged67%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities73%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English67%

Writing

All Students63%
Female77%
Male52%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic56%
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged63%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities71%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English64%
Scale: % level 3, 4, or 5

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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.

Source: Connecticut Department of Education

Math

All Students56%
Female65%
Male48%
Black48%
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic50%
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged56%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities66%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English56%

Reading

All Students71%
Female83%
Male62%
Black57%
Asian Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged71%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities80%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English71%

Science

All Students47%
Female65%
Male32%
Black27%
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic55%
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged47%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities56%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English47%

Writing

All Students65%
Female78%
Male54%
Black50%
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic70%
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged65%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities78%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English65%
Scale: % level 3, 4, or 5

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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.

Source: Connecticut Department of Education

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Hispanic 44% 20%
Black 41% 13%
White 12% 61%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 2% 4%
Two or more races 1% 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 98%N/A35%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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Bridgeport, CT 06610
Phone: (203) 576-7185

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