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Clinton Avenue School

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Posted November 15, 2010

kids aren't first here, the principal needs to be replaced - she doesn't have a clue how to run a building. And there is no PTA!
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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 83% in 2013.

70 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
41%

2012

 
 
67%

2011

 
 
64%

2010

 
 
76%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 72% in 2013.

68 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
19%

2012

 
 
30%

2011

 
 
36%

2010

 
 
34%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 80% in 2013.

72 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
60%

2012

 
 
38%

2011

 
 
38%

2010

 
 
44%
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.

66 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
61%

2012

 
 
77%

2011

 
 
82%

2010

 
 
87%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 78% in 2013.

68 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
41%

2012

 
 
59%

2011

 
 
45%

2010

 
 
35%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 84% in 2013.

70 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
59%

2012

 
 
53%

2011

 
 
58%

2010

 
 
52%
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.

38 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
61%

2012

 
 
85%

2011

 
 
77%

2010

 
 
81%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 79% in 2013.

40 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
53%

2012

 
 
73%

2011

 
 
45%

2010

 
 
44%
Science

The state average for Science was 82% in 2013.

51 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
53%

2012

 
 
78%

2011

 
 
67%

2010

 
 
53%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 88% in 2013.

50 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
56%

2012

 
 
80%

2011

 
 
79%

2010

 
 
65%
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.

32 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
84%

2012

 
 
69%

2011

 
 
78%

2010

 
 
87%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 85% in 2013.

31 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
81%

2012

 
 
67%

2011

 
 
78%

2010

 
 
70%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 84% in 2013.

39 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
74%

2012

 
 
68%

2011

 
 
70%

2010

 
 
62%
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.

44 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
61%

2012

 
 
72%

2011

 
 
74%

2010

 
 
61%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 87% in 2013.

45 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
64%

2012

 
 
73%

2011

 
 
63%

2010

 
 
45%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 83% in 2013.

48 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
75%

2012

 
 
63%

2011

 
 
42%

2010

 
 
45%
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.

40 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
70%

2012

 
 
70%

2011

 
 
56%

2010

 
 
81%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 86% in 2013.

42 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
76%

2012

 
 
64%

2011

 
 
58%

2010

 
 
59%
Science

The state average for Science was 77% in 2013.

52 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
44%

2012

 
 
27%

2011

 
 
36%

2010

 
 
58%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 86% in 2013.

50 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
66%

2012

 
 
59%

2011

 
 
42%

2010

 
 
61%
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 Students41%
Female49%
Male34%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic40%
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged42%
Not economically disadvantaged40%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities41%
English language learners41%
Proficient in English42%

Reading

All Students19%
Female20%
Male18%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic14%
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged14%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities20%
English language learners0%
Proficient in English28%

Writing

All Students60%
Female74%
Male46%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic57%
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged59%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities64%
English language learners68%
Proficient in English56%
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 Students61%
Female63%
Male58%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic64%
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged61%
Not economically disadvantaged59%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities63%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English66%

Reading

All Students41%
Female47%
Male36%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic41%
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged46%
Not economically disadvantaged32%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities42%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English46%

Writing

All Students59%
Female63%
Male55%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic62%
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged60%
Not economically disadvantaged57%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities63%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English68%
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 Students61%
Female52%
Malen/a
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic48%
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged63%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities61%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English74%

Reading

All Students53%
Female55%
Malen/a
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic45%
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged52%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities53%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English63%

Science

All Students53%
Female74%
Male36%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic53%
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged45%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities71%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English60%

Writing

All Students56%
Female74%
Male41%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic56%
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged44%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities74%
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 Students84%
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic84%
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged80%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities84%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English82%

Reading

All Students81%
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic75%
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged75%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities81%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English82%

Writing

All Students74%
Female85%
Malen/a
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic71%
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged73%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities90%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English84%
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 Students61%
Female71%
Male50%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic69%
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged57%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities64%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English64%

Reading

All Students64%
Female75%
Male52%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic73%
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged60%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities67%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English63%

Writing

All Students75%
Female85%
Male64%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic82%
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged71%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities83%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English76%
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 Students70%
Female63%
Malen/a
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic73%
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged76%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities70%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English77%

Reading

All Students76%
Female68%
Malen/a
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic75%
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged74%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities78%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English86%

Science

All Students44%
Female42%
Male46%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic43%
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged49%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities56%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English52%

Writing

All Students66%
Female79%
Male54%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic68%
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged71%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities82%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English78%
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

Breaking down the GreatSchools Rating

GreatSchools Ratings for this school are based on 2012-2013 test results. Use the breakdown ratings below to compare types of students at this school. Learn more »


Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Hispanic 73% 20%
Black 22% 13%
White 4% 61%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 4%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 2%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 80%N/A35%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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293 Clinton Ave
New Haven, CT 06513
Phone: (203) 946-8618

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