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grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade C+
  2. Diversity
    grade A
  3. Teachers
    grade C+
  4. College Prep
    grade B minus
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade C
  6. Health & Safety
    grade B minus
  7. Administration
    grade D+
  8. Sports
    grade unavailable
  9. Food
    grade C minus
  10. Resources & Facilities
    grade C

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Waterbury Arts Magnet School is a public, magnet school located in Waterbury, CT. It has 471 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 11 to 1. According to state test scores, 17% of students are at least proficient in math and 57% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
57%
Percent Proficient - Math
17%
Average Graduation Rate
92%
Average SAT
1070
167 responses
Average ACT
27
7 responses
AP Enrollment
30%

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Living in the Area

grade C
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C+
  2. Good for Families
    grade C
  3. Housing
    grade D+
Median Household Income
$42,401
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$969
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$130,700
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade B minus
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
81%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 27 responses
Poll
74%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 27 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 104 responses
  • Theatre, music, or dance productions
    25%
  • Lake Compounce school trip
    13%
  • Senior Showcase
    12%
  • Orchestra/Band Concerts
    10%
  • Choral Concerts
    9%
  • Homecoming
    8%
  • Senior lunch outside or in the atrium.
    8%

Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
471
Free or Reduced Lunch
57%
83%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 30 responses
100%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 30 responses
17%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 30 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
11:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$60,635
Teachers in First/Second Year
0%
79%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 38 responses
84%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 38 responses
82%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 38 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade C
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Very Low
Expenses Per Student
$18,613 / year
National
$12,239
86%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 44 responses
55%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 44 responses
68%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 44 responses

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