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Madison School

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Posted November 30, 2010

Hi, my name is Christina N. I used to go to Madison School. It was an awesome school! I miss it. I got out of it and went to a new school because my brother graduated. I wish I graduated because that would mean I have been in the school for 6 years straight. I miss Madison. The school waz great!


Posted January 12, 2009

Hi, my name is Gabriella Thomas and I go to Madison School! I think this school is a great! This school is the best school of the district and I am happy! There is a lot of work and soon there will be uniforms. I think that the uniforms will be a great idea for the school! This is a excellent!!! Love, Gabriella Nicole Thomas
—Submitted by a student


Posted October 13, 2008

My boys have gone to this school from 1st grade and love most of it. The new vice principal seems to tough for the kids. My boys are always coming home complaining how mean she is. Unfortunately I can't fire her. Then the support staff, some of them are just there for the paycheck and let you know it. Others are so warm and giving, they almost make up for the rude ones. The teachers do care for the students, you can see it and you feel it each time they talk to you about the children. One of my children is a special needs child and for the most part, it seems like they are trying but he is not at all where I think and want him to be. Its probably not the teachers fault but I hope they can do something about it.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 16, 2008

Overall, I have been quite satisfied with Madison for my children's education. My daughter has special needs, and I feel that every effort is made to make her learning experience positive. Some of the staff (not so much the teachers, but support staff) are a bit gruff....children in the older classes tend to be a bit defiant and have attitudes with the staff, and I believe that because of this, the staff has taken on a no-holds-barred attitude with the children. Although I am not appreciative of this as a whole, I do understand why it is almost necessary, given the circumstances. I do believe that the teachers I have had experience with truly love the students and are offering a top-notch education.
—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 67% in 2012.

60 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
58%

2011

 
 
35%

2010

 
 
49%

2009

 
 
75%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 59% in 2012.

60 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
33%

2011

 
 
38%

2010

 
 
42%

2009

 
 
51%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 63% in 2012.

62 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
52%

2011

 
 
48%

2010

 
 
61%

2009

 
 
71%
Scale: % level 4 or 5

About the tests


In 2011-2012 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.
Beginning in the 2009-2010 school year, the Connecticut Department of Education implemented new definitions of what it means to be proficient on the CMT test. The new standards for proficiency are higher than in previous years and the percent of students earning a proficient score is expected to be lower as a result of this change.

Source: Connecticut Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 68% in 2012.

77 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
38%

2011

 
 
49%

2010

 
 
36%

2009

 
 
75%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 64% in 2012.

76 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
29%

2011

 
 
42%

2010

 
 
30%

2009

 
 
52%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 65% in 2012.

82 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
51%

2011

 
 
42%

2010

 
 
48%

2009

 
 
69%
Scale: % level 4 or 5

About the tests


In 2011-2012 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.
Beginning in the 2009-2010 school year, the Connecticut Department of Education implemented new definitions of what it means to be proficient on the CMT test. The new standards for proficiency are higher than in previous years and the percent of students earning a proficient score is expected to be lower as a result of this change.

Source: Connecticut Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 72% in 2012.

53 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
47%

2011

 
 
57%

2010

 
 
33%

2009

 
 
55%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 68% in 2012.

53 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
40%

2011

 
 
24%

2010

 
 
21%

2009

 
 
45%
Science

The state average for Science was 64% in 2012.

57 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
35%

2011

 
 
30%

2010

 
 
26%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 68% in 2012.

57 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
56%

2011

 
 
55%

2010

 
 
41%

2009

 
 
85%
Scale: % level 4 or 5

About the tests


In 2011-2012 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.
Beginning in the 2009-2010 school year, the Connecticut Department of Education implemented new definitions of what it means to be proficient on the CMT test. The new standards for proficiency are higher than in previous years and the percent of students earning a proficient score is expected to be lower as a result of this change.

Source: Connecticut Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 70% in 2012.

65 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
66%

2011

 
 
66%

2010

 
 
47%

2009

 
 
78%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 74% in 2012.

64 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
58%

2011

 
 
62%

2010

 
 
66%

2009

 
 
68%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 67% in 2012.

67 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
55%

2011

 
 
60%

2010

 
 
58%

2009

 
 
74%
Scale: % level 4 or 5

About the tests


In 2011-2012 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.
Beginning in the 2009-2010 school year, the Connecticut Department of Education implemented new definitions of what it means to be proficient on the CMT test. The new standards for proficiency are higher than in previous years and the percent of students earning a proficient score is expected to be lower as a result of this change.

Source: Connecticut Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 68% in 2012.

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2011

 
 
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2010

 
 
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2009

 
 
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Reading

The state average for Reading was 80% in 2012.

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Writing

The state average for Writing was 66% in 2012.

2012

 
 
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2010

 
 
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2009

 
 
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Scale: % level 4 or 5

About the tests


In 2011-2012 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.
Beginning in the 2009-2010 school year, the Connecticut Department of Education implemented new definitions of what it means to be proficient on the CMT test. The new standards for proficiency are higher than in previous years and the percent of students earning a proficient score is expected to be lower as a result of this change.

Source: Connecticut Department of Education

Math

All Students58%
Female66%
Male52%
Black57%
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic54%
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged58%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities60%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English57%

Reading

All Students33%
Female35%
Male32%
Black27%
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic33%
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged33%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities33%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English36%

Writing

All Students52%
Female55%
Male48%
Black45%
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic50%
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged52%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities54%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English52%
Scale: % level 4 or 5

About the tests


In 2011-2012 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.
Beginning in the 2009-2010 school year, the Connecticut Department of Education implemented new definitions of what it means to be proficient on the CMT test. The new standards for proficiency are higher than in previous years and the percent of students earning a proficient score is expected to be lower as a result of this change.

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 Students38%
Female36%
Male39%
Black31%
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic40%
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged38%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities39%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English40%

Reading

All Students29%
Female25%
Male31%
Black19%
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic33%
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged29%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities31%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English33%

Writing

All Students51%
Female72%
Male40%
Black54%
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic43%
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged51%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities58%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English54%
Scale: % level 4 or 5

About the tests


In 2011-2012 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.
Beginning in the 2009-2010 school year, the Connecticut Department of Education implemented new definitions of what it means to be proficient on the CMT test. The new standards for proficiency are higher than in previous years and the percent of students earning a proficient score is expected to be lower as a result of this change.

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 Students47%
Female48%
Male46%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic52%
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged47%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities48%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English46%

Reading

All Students40%
Female41%
Male38%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic41%
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged40%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities40%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English44%

Science

All Students35%
Female43%
Male26%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic42%
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged35%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities40%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English37%

Writing

All Students56%
Female67%
Male44%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic55%
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged56%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities60%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English59%
Scale: % level 4 or 5

About the tests


In 2011-2012 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.
Beginning in the 2009-2010 school year, the Connecticut Department of Education implemented new definitions of what it means to be proficient on the CMT test. The new standards for proficiency are higher than in previous years and the percent of students earning a proficient score is expected to be lower as a result of this change.

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 Students66%
Female62%
Male69%
Black50%
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic66%
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged66%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities71%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English68%

Reading

All Students58%
Female55%
Male60%
Black50%
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic59%
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged58%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities61%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English62%

Writing

All Students55%
Female72%
Male42%
Black55%
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic53%
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged55%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities61%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English59%
Scale: % level 4 or 5

About the tests


In 2011-2012 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.
Beginning in the 2009-2010 school year, the Connecticut Department of Education implemented new definitions of what it means to be proficient on the CMT test. The new standards for proficiency are higher than in previous years and the percent of students earning a proficient score is expected to be lower as a result of this change.

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 Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a

Reading

All Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a

Writing

All Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Scale: % level 4 or 5

About the tests


In 2011-2012 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.
Beginning in the 2009-2010 school year, the Connecticut Department of Education implemented new definitions of what it means to be proficient on the CMT test. The new standards for proficiency are higher than in previous years and the percent of students earning a proficient score is expected to be lower as a result of this change.

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 46% 19%
Black 35% 13%
White 16% 62%
Asian 3% 4%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 1%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 99%N/A34%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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  • Giovanna DeNitto

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