Amity Regional High School

  • Amity Regional High School serves 1,476 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 68% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 86% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 57%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Amity Regional High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 46%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Amity Regional High School's student population of 1,476 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 130 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2014)
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,476 students
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Total Classroom Teachers130 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Amity Regional High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 956 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Amity Regional High School is 0.37, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CT)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#101 out of 956 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
68%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
86%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:112:1
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Asian
15%
5%
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Hispanic
n/a
25%
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Black
4%
13%
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White
78%
54%
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Two or more races
3%
3%
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Diversity Score0.370.64
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Graduation Rate
96%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
3%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRegional School District 05 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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Large majority of students are stoners, Administration is rude, and random bag searches happen all the time if you are suspected of anything by the administration. There is also excessive vaping at amity and racism and antisemitism so I don't recommend it AT ALL.
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