Engineering - Science University Magnet School

Public, Magnet, Alternative 6-12

 500 Boston Post Road
       West Haven, CT  06516


 (475) 220-6000

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District: New Haven School District


Student/teacher ratio:  11.7
Number of students:  601

Racial breakdown:

African American:
40.8%
White:
32.9%
Hispanic:
18.3%
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Free/discounted lunch recipients:  18.0%

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We updated the 2017-18 rankings and test scores for this school on Tuesday, September 18, 2018.


Performance Trends
Compare Details In 2018, Engineering - Science University Magnet School ranked better than 65.1% of middle schools in Connecticut. (See more...)
Compare Details In 2018 the calculated Average Standard Score was 69.65. (See more...)
Student Body
Compare Details Student population at Engineering - Science University Magnet School is diverse. Racial makeup is: African American (40.8%), White (32.9%), Hispanic (18.3%). (See more...)
Compare Details 18% of students are receiving a free or discounted lunch. (See more...)
Teachers
Compare Details The student/teacher ratio at Engineering - Science University Magnet School is 11.7. (See more...)
Compare Engineering - Science University Magnet School employs 51.2 full-time teachers.
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Schooldigger 2018 Rankings:

Engineering - Science University Magnet School:

SchoolDigger ranks Engineering - Science University Magnet School 87th of 249 Connecticut public middle schools. (See Engineering - Science University Magnet School in the ranking list.)

New Haven School District:

SchoolDigger ranks New Haven School District 139th of 151 Connecticut school districts. (See district ranking list.)


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Rank History for Engineering - Science University Magnet School

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Year Avg Standard Score Statewide Rank Total # Ranked Middle Schools CT State Percentile SchoolDigger Rating
2010 54.32 156th 268 41.8%
2011 54.05 157th 269 41.6%
2012 60.08 148th 272 45.6%
2013 67.20 118th 278 57.6%
2015 68.24 96th 280 65.7%
2016 56.72 108th 246 56.1%
2017 61.51 97th 250 61.2%
2018 69.65 87th 249 65.1%

Data source: test scores: Connecticut State Department of Education, rankings: SchoolDigger.com

Rank History for Engineering - Science University Magnet School

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Year Avg Standard Score Statewide Rank Total # Ranked High Schools CT State Percentile SchoolDigger Rating
2013 54.09 117th 193 39.4%
2015 81.29 32nd 196 83.7%
2016 60.64 52nd 132 60.6%
2017 72.35 46th 140 67.1%

Data source: test scores: Connecticut State Department of Education, rankings: SchoolDigger.com

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by a parent
Thursday, December 28, 2017

Open Quote Excellent STEM focus, committed faculty Close Quote


by a parent
Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Open Quote ESUMS is a phenomenal school! I have two children who attend- one in the middle school and one in the high school. The things these kids are learning and the skills they are developing astound me! I didn't know how to build a robot or design and build an earthquake resistant structure when I was a kid- both things my kids are doing right now! They have advanced math courses and my high schooler has college credits already. The teachers and administrators are dedicated to their jobs and all of them seem to love what they do! Highly recommended! Close Quote


by a parent
Monday, February 11, 2013

Open Quote My son attends ESUMS. It is an extraordinary school in every way. We are delighted with it. Close Quote



Enrollment information for Engineering - Science University Magnet School

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Year White African American Asian Hispanic American Indian Pacific Islander Two or More Races Not Specified Total
2009 18 41 4 17 0 n/a n/a 0 80
2010 40 78 12 28 0 n/a n/a 0 158
2011 64 105 19 38 0 0 0 0 226
2012 84 156 23 57 0 0 0 0 320
2013 118 174 26 65 0 0 5 0 388
2014 153 214 33 83 1 0 5 0 489
2015 179 239 47 99 1 0 6 0 571
2016 197 242 49 109 1 0 6 0 604
2017 198 245 40 110 1 n/a 7 0 601

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Enrollment/Ethnicity
For more information about how the Department of Education defines ethnicity, see Defining Race and Ethnicity Data, National Center for Education Statistics

Students eligible for free or discounted lunch at Engineering - Science University Magnet School

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Year # Students Fulltime Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
2009 80 6.7 17.8 48.8
2010 158 12.6 12.5 34.8
2011 226 19.3 11.7 41.2
2012 320 27.5 11.6 60.6
2013 388 34.0 11.4 58.0
2014 489 40.0 12.2 33.3
2015 571 46.0 12.4 21.9
2016 604 49.0 12.3 20.7
2017 601 51.2 11.7 18.0

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Students eligible for discounted/free lunch
For information about the National School Lunch Program, see the USDA Website

Student/Teacher Ratio Engineering - Science University Magnet School

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Year # Students Fulltime Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
2009 80 6.7 17.8 48.8
2010 158 12.6 12.5 34.8
2011 226 19.3 11.7 41.2
2012 320 27.5 11.6 60.6
2013 388 34.0 11.4 58.0
2014 489 40.0 12.2 33.3
2015 571 46.0 12.4 21.9
2016 604 49.0 12.3 20.7
2017 601 51.2 11.7 18.0

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Student-Teacher Ratio
Student/teacher ratio is calculated by dividing the total number of students by the total number of full-time equivalent teachers. Please note that a smaller student/teacher ratio does not necessarily translate to smaller class size. In some instances, schools hire teachers part time, and some teachers are hired for specialized instruction with very small class sizes. These and other factors contribute to the student/teacher ratio. Note: For private schools, Student/teacher ratio may not include Pre-Kindergarten.




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