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Posted June 25, 2010

I am absolutly outraged with how the school is suppose to be diversed & yet the children are taught to stick to their own kind. I thought as minorities we were suppose to be breaking the cycle,not encouraging it. If you ask me I think the entire staff should be forced to attend a workshop on proffesionalism and ethics.


Posted April 30, 2010

This school is not only a magnet school it is more like a family. They help take care of their staff, students, parents and community members. They are d edicated and are there to support the growth and learning of our students.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 29, 2010

The School is a very well composed school, the children are always first and the support is always there.
—Submitted by a parent


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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.

65 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
26%

2011

 
 
28%

2010

 
 
32%

2009

 
 
75%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 59% in 2012.

63 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
29%

2011

 
 
30%

2010

 
 
33%

2009

 
 
50%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 63% in 2012.

67 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
33%

2011

 
 
41%

2010

 
 
39%

2009

 
 
80%
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.

64 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
36%

2011

 
 
51%

2010

 
 
39%

2009

 
 
72%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 64% in 2012.

63 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
33%

2011

 
 
44%

2010

 
 
34%

2009

 
 
54%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 65% in 2012.

70 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
44%

2011

 
 
53%

2010

 
 
38%

2009

 
 
81%
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.

56 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
50%

2011

 
 
26%

2010

 
 
35%

2009

 
 
86%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 68% in 2012.

55 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
47%

2011

 
 
27%

2010

 
 
20%

2009

 
 
65%
Science

The state average for Science was 64% in 2012.

61 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
31%

2011

 
 
18%

2010

 
 
20%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 68% in 2012.

61 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
57%

2011

 
 
46%

2010

 
 
37%

2009

 
 
89%
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.

41 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
22%

2011

 
 
36%

2010

 
 
41%

2009

 
 
66%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 74% in 2012.

40 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
45%

2011

 
 
50%

2010

 
 
62%

2009

 
 
53%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 67% in 2012.

43 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
30%

2011

 
 
33%

2010

 
 
68%

2009

 
 
58%
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.

38 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
37%

2011

 
 
42%

2010

 
 
52%

2009

 
 
64%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 80% in 2012.

37 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
38%

2011

 
 
63%

2010

 
 
52%

2009

 
 
66%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 66% in 2012.

40 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
33%

2011

 
 
36%

2010

 
 
24%

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 67% in 2012.

41 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
34%

2011

 
 
39%

2010

 
 
41%

2009

 
 
n/a
Reading

The state average for Reading was 77% in 2012.

41 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
51%

2011

 
 
43%

2010

 
 
60%

2009

 
 
n/a
Science

The state average for Science was 62% in 2012.

45 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
33%

2011

 
 
26%

2010

 
 
24%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 68% in 2012.

45 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
40%

2011

 
 
19%

2010

 
 
21%

2009

 
 
70%
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 Students26%
Female24%
Male28%
Black20%
Asian Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged27%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities28%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English27%

Reading

All Students29%
Female27%
Male30%
Black23%
Asian Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged30%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities30%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English29%

Writing

All Students33%
Female37%
Male28%
Black31%
Asian Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged33%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities36%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English33%
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 Students36%
Female28%
Male44%
Black23%
Asian Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged36%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities36%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English36%

Reading

All Students33%
Female28%
Male39%
Black22%
Asian Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged33%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities32%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English33%

Writing

All Students44%
Female64%
Male27%
Black42%
Asian Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged43%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities53%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English44%
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 Students50%
Female52%
Male48%
Black37%
Asian Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged49%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities50%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English50%

Reading

All Students47%
Female57%
Male37%
Black32%
Asian Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged46%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities46%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English47%

Science

All Students31%
Female23%
Male40%
Black21%
Asian Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged31%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities33%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English31%

Writing

All Students57%
Female65%
Male50%
Black46%
Asian Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged58%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities61%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English57%
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 Students22%
Female17%
Malen/a
Black13%
Asian Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged16%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities23%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English22%

Reading

All Students45%
Female52%
Malen/a
Black33%
Asian Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged39%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities45%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English45%

Writing

All Students30%
Female39%
Male20%
Black21%
Asian Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged26%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities33%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English30%
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 Students37%
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Black20%
Asian Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged35%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities35%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English38%

Reading

All Students38%
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Black21%
Asian Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged33%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities38%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English39%

Writing

All Students33%
Femalen/a
Male33%
Black19%
Asian Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged28%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities35%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English33%
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 Students34%
Female44%
Malen/a
Black30%
Asian Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged34%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities35%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English35%

Reading

All Students51%
Female52%
Malen/a
Black46%
Asian Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged50%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities53%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English53%

Science

All Students33%
Female33%
Malen/a
Black24%
Asian Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged33%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities38%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English34%

Writing

All Students40%
Female44%
Malen/a
Black32%
Asian Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged41%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities45%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English41%
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
Black 72% 13%
White 15% 62%
Hispanic 10% 19%
Asian 2% 4%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 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 87%N/A34%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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Phone: (203) 946-8770

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