Tourtellotte Memorial High School

Tourtellotte Memorial High School serves 302 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the CT average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 41%.
Tourtellotte Memorial High School operates within the Thompson School District.
The school district's 77% graduation rate is lower than the CT state average of 88%.

Overview

The student population of 302 students has declined by 24% over five years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has declined by 12% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 302 students
Tourtellotte Memorial High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 28 teachers
Tourtellotte Memorial High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Tourtellotte Memorial High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.10 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 11:1 13:1
Tourtellotte Memorial High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
3%
21%
Tourtellotte Memorial High School Black Students (1990-2013)
White
95%
59%
Tourtellotte Memorial High School White Students (1988-2013)
Two or more races
2%
2%
Tourtellotte Memorial High School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Tourtellotte Memorial High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown CT All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.10 0.40
Tourtellotte Memorial High School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
21%
32%
Tourtellotte Memorial High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2013)
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.
6%
5%
Tourtellotte Memorial High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,154 students has decreased by 21% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 77% has decreased from 98% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $14,844 is less than the state average of $15,687. The district revenue/student has grown by 42% over four years.
The district spending/student of $15,327 is less than the state average of $15,388. The district spending/student has grown by 48% over four years.
School District Name Thompson School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
4
Number of Students Managed 1,154 1,728
Thompson   School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 77% 88%
Thompson   School District Graduation Rate (1993-2009)
District Total Revenue $21 MM $29 MM
Thompson   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $21 MM $28 MM
Thompson   School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $14,844 $15,687
Thompson   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $15,327 $15,388
Thompson   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Putnam High School (3.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Thompson Middle School (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Mary R. Fisher Elementary School (0 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • North GrosvenordaleMary R. Fisher Elementary School
    785 Riverside Dr
    North GrosvenordaleCT 06255
    (860)923-9142
    0 mi | Gr. PK-4 | 471 students                      
  • North GrosvenordaleThompson Middle School
    785 Riverside Dr
    North GrosvenordaleCT 06255
    (860)564-6400
    0 mi | Gr. 5-8 | 380 students                      
  • PutnamPutnam High School
    152 Woodstock Ave
    PutnamCT 06260
    (860)963-6905
    3.7 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 294 students                      
  • PutnamPutnam Middle School
    35 Wicker St
    PutnamCT 06260
    (860)963-6920
    3.8 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 299 students                      
  • PutnamPutnam Elementary School
    33 Wicker St
    PutnamCT 06260
    (860)963-6925
    3.8 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 665 students                      

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