The Bridge Academy



The Bridge Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

The Bridge Academy Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 50
8 50
9 53
10 49
11 44
12 33

The Bridge Academy is a public high school of the The Bridge Academy District located in Bridgeport, CT. It has 279 students in grades 7th through 12th. The Bridge Academy is the 188th largest public high school in Connecticut and the 15,216th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 18.9 to 1.

Total Students: 279
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 14.8

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The Bridge Academy Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 151
(54%)
151
(54%)
 Male 128
(46%)
128
(46%)

The Bridge Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 162
(58%)
162
(58%)
 Hispanic 102
(37%)
102
(37%)
 Asian 4
(1%)
4
(1%)
 White 4
(1%)
4
(1%)
 Two or More 3
(1%)
3
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(1%)
2
(1%)
 American Indian 2
(1%)
2
(1%)

The Bridge Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 189
(68%)
189
(68%)
 Not Eligible 46
(16%)
46
(16%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 44
(16%)
44
(16%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The Bridge Academy is ranked 93rd out of 321 ranked schools in Connecticut, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of The Bridge Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (83.5%) is significantly higher than the state average of 35.5%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

The Bridge Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 186
2006 251
2007 260
2008 262
2009 263
2010 271
2011 276
2012 276
2013 277
2014 275
2015 279

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.5
2006 14.9
2007 14.9
2008 12.4
2009 15.3
2010 15.8
2011 17.2
2012 16.7
2013 16.1
2014 17.5
2015 18.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.66129032258065
2006 0.75298804780876
2007 0.76538461538462
2008 0.72137404580153
2009 0.77946768060837
2010 0.82287822878229
2011 0.76086956521739
2012 0.80797101449275
2013 0.77617328519856
2014 0.84727272727273
2015 0.83512544802867

Compare The Bridge Academy to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,124.5% 11.2:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,890.0% 18.9:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 35.5%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 83.5%
 

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