Middle Gate Elementary School

Serves grades KG - 4

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
7 Cold Spring Rd.
Newtown, CT 06470
Phone
(203) 426-7662
District
NEWTOWN SCHOOL DISTRICT
County
FAIRFIELD COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
365
Classroom Teachers
29

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Connecticut

7

(10 is best)

Better than 68.2% of CT schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

9

(10 is best)

Middle Gate Elementary School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 3

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 77 54
Proficiency in Reading 74 54
Proficiency in Math 79 55

Grade 4

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 55 53
Proficiency in Reading 62 55
Proficiency in Math 48 52

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 12.58
AVG FOR DISTRICT 12.95
AVG FOR STATE 12.68
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Kindergarten 71 19.5%
Grade 1 70 19.2%
Grade 2 79 21.6%
Grade 3 64 17.5%
Grade 4 81 22.2%
Total 365 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 88.0% 89.7% 56.5%
Black 2.6% 1.4% 13.2%
Hispanic 6.6% 5.4% 24.7%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 2.6% 3.5% 5.3%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.3% 0.0% 0.4%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 9.0% 8.6% 34.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 6.8% 6.2% 30.2%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 2.2% 2.3% 4.4%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 28,030 3,588,184
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 474.5 739
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 3.7% 5.2%
5-19 YEARS OLD 23.0% 19.0%
20-44 YEARS OLD 23.3% 31.1%
45-64 YEARS OLD 34.4% 28.7%
65 OR OLDER 15.6% 16.0%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 9,749 1,361,755
Single Parent Households With Children 7.7% 9.9%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 95.9% 90.2%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 55.9% 38.4%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 37.6% 19.6%
$100,000 - $149,999 19.9% 17.1%
$75,000 - $99,999 10.2% 12.6%
$50,000 - $74,999 11.6% 15.9%
$30,000 - $49,999 10.8% 14.5%
$15,000 - $29,999 6.1% 11.4%
$15,000 or less 3.8% 8.9%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $10,134 $46,251,576 38.5%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,951 $8,904,364 7.4%
Staff $381 $1,738,884 1.4%
General Administration $326 $1,487,864 1.2%
School Administration $994 $4,536,616 3.8%
Operation $2,330 $10,634,120 8.9%
Transportation $973 $4,440,772 3.7%
Other $699 $3,190,236 2.7%
Total Support $7,653 $34,928,292 29.1%
Non-instructional Expenditures $8,507 $38,825,948 32.4%
Total Expenditures $26,295 $120,010,380 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $11,031 $5,894,537,937 53.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,197 $639,653,047 5.8%
Staff $587 $313,640,423 2.9%
General Administration $413 $220,720,361 2.0%
School Administration $1,083 $578,570,934 5.3%
Operation $1,607 $858,657,889 7.8%
Transportation $921 $492,088,576 4.5%
Other $480 $256,462,544 2.3%
Total Support $6,287 $3,359,722,377 30.6%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,237 $1,729,571,900 15.7%
Total Expenditures $20,554 $10,983,888,036 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,187 $370,071,182,734 52.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $632 $32,552,249,701 4.6%
Staff $522 $26,871,170,551 3.8%
General Administration $218 $11,205,514,316 1.6%
School Administration $643 $33,118,729,386 4.7%
Operation $1,057 $54,423,429,117 7.7%
Transportation $497 $25,596,058,378 3.6%
Other $416 $21,407,079,047 3.0%
Total Support $3,984 $205,172,626,109 28.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,638 $135,865,864,952 19.1%
Total Expenditures $13,810 $711,111,010,069 100.0%