Putnam High School

Putnam High School serves 277 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the CT average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 42%.
Putnam High School operates within the Putnam School District.

School Overview

The student population of 277 students has declined by 11% over five years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 277 students
Putnam High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Putnam High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 28 teachers
Putnam High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Putnam High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has decreased from 11:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.32 is less than the state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CT) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1 13:1
Putnam High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Hispanic
8%
21%
Putnam High School Black Students (1994-2014)
Black
3%
13%
Putnam High School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
82%
58%
Putnam High School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
7%
2%
Putnam High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.32 0.40
Putnam High School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
49%
32%
Putnam High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1993-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
10%
5%
Putnam High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

Putnam School District's student population of 1,248 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $17,637 is higher than the state average of $17,550. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $17,906 is higher than the state average of $15,389. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Putnam School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
4
Number of Students Managed 1,248 1,685
Putnam   School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate n/a n/a
Putnam   School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $22 MM $31 MM
Putnam   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2012)
District Spending $22 MM $27 MM
Putnam   School District District Spending (1990-2012)
District Revenue / Student $17,637 $17,550
Putnam   School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2012)
District Spending / Student $17,906 $15,389
Putnam   School District District Spending / Student (1992-2012)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Helping Hands High School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Putnam Middle School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Putnam Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • PutnamPutnam Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 289 students
    0.1 miles
    35 Wicker St
    PutnamCT 06260
    (860)963-6920
    0.16-8289
  • PutnamPutnam Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 677 students
    0.2 miles
    33 Wicker St
    PutnamCT 06260
    (860)963-6925
    0.2PK-5677
  • PutnamHelping Hands High SchoolSpecial Education School
    Grades: 12 | 5 students
    1.1 miles
    32 Newport Ave
    PutnamCT 06260
    (860)963-6926
    1.1125
  • WoodstockWoodstock Middle School
    Grades: 5-8 | 426 students
    2.1 miles
    147 Route 169
    WoodstockCT 06281
    (860)963-6575
    2.15-8426
  • WoodstockWoodstock Elementary School
    Grades: PK-4 | 473 students
    2.8 miles
    24 Frog Pond Rd
    WoodstockCT 06281
    (860)928-0471
    2.8PK-4473

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