South Windsor High School

South Windsor High School serves 1,458 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the CT average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is less than the state average of 39%.
South Windsor High School operates within the South Windsor School District.
The school district's 90% graduation rate is higher than the CT state average of 88%.

Overview

The student population of 1458 students has declined by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 116 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,458 students
South Windsor High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 54% Male / 46%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 116 teachers
South Windsor High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade South Windsor High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.35 is less than the state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CT) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 13:1
South Windsor High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
8%
4%
South Windsor High School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
5%
20%
South Windsor High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
5%
13%
South Windsor High School Black (1988-2012)
White
80%
61%
South Windsor High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups South Windsor High School Sch Ethnicity South Windsor High School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.35 0.58
South Windsor High School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
6%
30%
South Windsor High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2012)
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.
2%
5%
South Windsor High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 5,472 students has grown by 14% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 0% has decreased from 89% over five years.
School District Name South Windsor School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
4
Number of Students Managed 5,472 1,781
South Windsor   School District Number of Students Managed (1987-2012)
Graduation Rate 90% 88%
South Windsor   School District Graduation Rate (1993-2009)
District Total Revenue $73 MM $29 MM
South Windsor   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $70 MM $28 MM
South Windsor   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $15,299 $15,687
South Windsor   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $14,675 $15,388
South Windsor   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Manchester Transition Center (3.5 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Timothy Edwards School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Wapping Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • South Windsor Wapping Elementary School
    91 Ayers Rd
    South Windsor , CT , 06074
    (860)648-5010
    0.2  mi  |  279  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • South Windsor Orchard Hill School
    350 Foster St
    South Windsor , CT , 06074
    (860)648-5015
    1.5  mi  |  388  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • South Windsor Eli Terry School
    569 Griffin Rd
    South Windsor , CT , 06074
    (860)648-5020
    1.6  mi  |  422  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • South Windsor Timothy Edwards School
    100 Arnold Way
    South Windsor , CT , 06074
    (860)648-5030
    1.7  mi  |  1090  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • South Windsor Project Worth Young Adult Academy
    Alternative School
    100 Arnold Way
    South Windsor , CT , 06074
    (860)648-5030
    Alternative School
    1.7  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  n/a

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