Amity Regional High School

  • Amity Regional High School serves 1,486 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 64% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 44%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 84% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 58%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Amity Regional High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Connecticut state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 44%.

Top Placements

Amity Regional High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Connecticut for:

  • Category Attribute
  • Overall Rank Highest overall rank (Top 20%)
  • Reading Language/Arts Proficiency Highest reading language/arts proficiency (Top 10%)
  • Graduation Rate Highest graduation rate (Top 20%)
  • Community Size Largest student body (number of students) (Top 5%)

School Overview

  • Amity Regional High School's student population of 1,486 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 121 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2014)
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,486 students
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Total Classroom Teachers121 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Amity Regional High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 968 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Amity Regional High School is 0.34, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CT)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
44%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
84%
58%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:113:1
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Asian
13%
5%
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Hispanic
2%
23%
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Black
4%
13%
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White
80%
56%
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Two or more races
1%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Amity Regional High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in CT.
Diversity Score0.340.42
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Graduation Rate
96%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
3%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Amity Regional High School and the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Amity Regional High School and the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRegional 05 School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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