Torrington High School

50 Major Besse Dr,

Torrington, CT, 06790-3793

Tel: (860)489-2294
Grades: 9-12

1,113 students

Torrington High School serves 1,113 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the CT average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 39%.
Torrington High School operates within the Torrington School District.
The school district's 70% graduation rate is lower than the CT state average of 88%.

Overview

The student population of 1113 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 79 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,113 students
Torrington High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 79 teachers
Torrington High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Torrington High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.47 is more than the state average of 0.39. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CT) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 13:1
Torrington High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
4%
Torrington High School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
16%
20%
Torrington High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
7%
13%
Torrington High School Black (1988-2012)
White
71%
61%
Torrington High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Torrington High School Sch Ethnicity Torrington 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.
0.47 0.39
Torrington 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.
32%
30%
Torrington 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.
7%
5%
Torrington High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 4,507 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 70% has decreased from 92% over five years.
School District Name Torrington School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
4
Number of Students Managed 4,507 1,845
Torrington   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 70% 88%
Torrington   School District Graduation Rate (1993-2009)
District Total Revenue $77 MM $29 MM
Torrington   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $73 MM $28 MM
Torrington   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $16,522 $15,687
Torrington   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $15,798 $15,388
Torrington   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 Oliver Wolcott Technical High School (0.3 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Torrington Middle School (2.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is East School (1 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Torrington Oliver Wolcott Technical High School
    Vocational School
    75 Oliver St
    Torrington , CT , 06790
    (860)496-5300
    Vocational School
    0.3  mi  |  669  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Torrington East School
    215 Hogan Dr
    Torrington , CT , 06790
    (860)489-2346
    1  mi  |  413  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Torrington Vogel-wetmore School
    68 Church St
    Torrington , CT , 06790
    (860)489-2570
    1  mi  |  459  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Torrington Torringford School
    631 Torringford West St
    Torrington , CT , 06790
    (860)489-2299
    1  mi  |  641  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Torrington Forbes School
    500 Migeon Ave
    Torrington , CT , 06790
    (860)489-2500
    1.1  mi  |  386  students  |  Gr.  KG-5

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