SBAC ASSESSMENT RESULTS

School Year 2022-2023

Our team has created a SY 2022-23 SBAC Dashboard to look at by-school results for public charter schools. Please note the filter buttons at the top, which allow you to filter the data by subject, location, and school type.

About Connecticut’s Charter Schools

  • Nearly 11,000 students attend 21 public charter schools in Connecticut.
  • Ninety-four percent (94%) of students attending charter schools are students of color.
  • Sixty-seven percent (67%) of Connecticut’s charter school students come from low-income households.
  • SBAC assessments only evaluate students in grades 3-8. The below information is based on the nineteen (19) schools who received SY2022-23 SBAC data and does not include our state’s two public charter high schools.

Key SY 2022-23 SBAC Findings

  • Ninety-five percent (95%) of students attending public charter schools out-performed districts that serve the same population of students in ELA and ninety-five percent (95%) outperformed districts that serve the same population of students in Math, in terms of the percent of students meeting or exceeding proficiency requirements for their grade level.
  • Nine (9) out of nineteen (19) schools improved in ELA
    • Achievement First Bridgeport Academy, Achievement First Hartford Academy, Booker T. Washington Academy, Capital Preparatory Harbor School, Great Oaks Charter School, Highville Charter School, Interdistrict School for Arts and Communications, Jumoke, and The Bridge Academy
  • Thirteen (13) out of nineteen (19) schools improved in math
    • Amistad, Booker T. Washington Academy, Capital Preparatory Harbor School, Elm City College Preparatory, Elm City Montessori, Great Oaks Charter School, Highville Charter School, Interdistrict School for Arts and Communications, New Beginnings Family Academy, Odyssey Community School, Park City Preparatory Charter School, Side By Side, The Bridge Academy.

Public Charter Schools Performance Amongst the State

  • Four (4) schools outperformed the state average in ELA
    • Integrated Day Charter School, Odyssey Community School, Side By Side Charter School, Stamford Charter School for Excellence
  • Three (3) schools outperformed the state in Math
    • Odyssey Community School, Side By Side Charter School, Stamford Charter School for Excellence
  • Stamford Charter School for Excellence performed amongst the top 10% in ELA.
  • Stamford Charter School for Excellence and Integrated Day Charter School performed amongst the top 50% in ELA.
  • Odyssey Community School, Side By Side Charter School, and Stamford Charter School for Excellence performed amongst the top 50% in Math.

Public Charter Schools Performance Amongst the Host District

  • Eighteen out of nineteen schools outperformed the host district in both ELA and Math.
    • Achievement First Bridgeport Academy, Achievement First Hartford Academy, Amistad Academy, Booker T. Washington Academy, Brass City Charter School, Capital Preparatory Harbor School, Elm City College Preparatory School, Elm City Montessori School, Great Oaks Charter School, Integrated Day Charter School, Interdistrict School for Arts and Communications, Jumoke Academy, New Beginnings Family Academy, Odyssey Community School, Park City Prep Charter School, Side by Side Charter School, Stamford Charter School for Excellence, and The Bridge Academy.
  • Achievement First Bridgeport Academy and Park City Preparatory Charter School obtained 46.4% and 47.2% proficiency respectively, which was twice the average of their host district, Bridgeport (19.6%) in ELA.
  • Achievement First Hartford Academy obtained 41.5% proficiency, which was twice the average of their host district, Hartford (17.7%) in ELA.
  • Integrated Day Charter School obtained 52.0% proficiency, which was twice the average of their host district, Norwich (24.9%) in ELA.
  • Achievement First Bridgeport Academy obtained 24.2% proficiency, which was twice the average of their host district, Bridgeport (10.8%) in Math.
  • Elm City Montessori School obtained 28.3% proficiency, which was twice the average of their host district, New Haven (13.5%) in math.
  • Integrated Day Charter School obtained 39.3% proficiency, which was twice the average of their host district, Norwich (17.8%) in Math.
  • Odyssey Community School obtained 48.1% proficiency, which was twice the average of their host district, Manchester (20.1%) in Math.
  • Stamford Charter School for Excellence obtained 71.7% proficiency, which was twice the average of their host district, Stamford (32.4%) in Math.

Public Charter Schools Performance Growth from Pre-Pandemic

  • Capital Preparatory Harbor School, Elm City Montessori School, Great Oaks Charter School, and Interdistrict School for Arts and Communications have exceeded pre-pandemic test scores in ELA.
  • Elm City Montessori School, Great Oaks Charter School, Interdistrict School for Arts and Communications, Odyssey Community School, Park City Preparatory Charter School, Side By Side Charter School, and The Bridge Academy have exceeded pre-pandemic test scores in Math.