School Details

Barnum School

495 Waterview Ave, Bridgeport, CT 06608
(203) 576-7510
1

(out of 10)

Public Grades PK-8 659 students 14 students/teacher (CT avg is 12)

Test Scores by grade

38%
53%
83%
37%
40%
72%
59%
58%
80%

Connecticut Mastery Test (CMT)

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.
  • This school in 2013
  • Bridgeport School District average
  • Connecticut state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

50%
55%
84%
34%
44%
78%
64%
61%
84%

Connecticut Mastery Test (CMT)

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.
  • This school in 2013
  • Bridgeport School District average
  • Connecticut state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

54%
58%
84%
38%
47%
79%
47%
49%
82%
66%
70%
88%

Connecticut Mastery Test (CMT)

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.
  • This school in 2013
  • Bridgeport School District average
  • Connecticut state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

47%
63%
86%
55%
59%
85%
55%
68%
84%

Connecticut Mastery Test (CMT)

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.
  • This school in 2013
  • Bridgeport School District average
  • Connecticut state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

73%
60%
85%
65%
65%
87%
36%
62%
83%

Connecticut Mastery Test (CMT)

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.
  • This school in 2013
  • Bridgeport School District average
  • Connecticut state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

52%
63%
86%
55%
60%
86%
31%
43%
77%
57%
63%
86%

Connecticut Mastery Test (CMT)

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.
  • This school in 2013
  • Bridgeport School District average
  • Connecticut state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Barnum School is a public middle school in Bridgeport. 659 students attend Barnum School and identify as Hispanic; Black, non-Hispanic; and White, non-Hispanic. 100% of the 659 students here are paying reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at Barnum School is 14:1. Park City Academy is one of the nearest middle schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Band
  • Chorus
  • Computer arts
  • Dance
  • Drawing painting
  • Orchestra

Languages Taught

  • Latin
  • Spanish

Sports

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Gymnastics
  • P.E. classes
  • Swimming

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Hispanic 67% 49%
Black, non-Hispanic 30% 39%
White, non-Hispanic 2% 8%
Asian/Pacific Islander 0.6% 3%
Multiracial 0.5% 0%
Asian 0.3% %
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 0%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 100% 99%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (6 years ago)

    school is new very clean some student get things right off the bat

  • (6 years ago)

    Wonderful teachers and especially principal!

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Overall score

(based on 4 ratings & reviews)

  • Teacher quality
  • Principal leadership
  • Parent involvement

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