Bolton High School

  • Bolton High School serves 275 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-64% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 57%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Bolton High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 46%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Bolton High School's student population of 275 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 32 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2016)
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students275 students
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Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Bolton High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 951 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Bolton High School is 0.31, 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 Testing Rank#424 out of 951 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)60-64%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio9:1n/a
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
5%
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Hispanic
5%
25%
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Black
7%
13%
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White
83%
54%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
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Diversity Score0.310.64
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Graduation Rate≥95%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
11%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBolton School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Bolton Bolton Center School
    Grades: PK-8 | 530 students
    1.5 miles
    108 Notch Rd.
    Bolton, CT 06043
    (860) 643-2411
    1.5 PK-8 530
  • Andover Andover Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 204 students
    3.7 miles
    35 School Rd.
    Andover, CT 06232
    (860) 742-7339
    3.7 PK-6 204
  • Coventry Coventry Grammar School
    Grades: K-2 | 345 students
    3.8 miles
    3453 Main Street
    Coventry, CT 06238
    (860) 742-7313
    3.8 K-2 345
  • Manchester Highland Park School
    Grades: K-5 | 281 students
    3.8 miles
    397 Porter St.
    Manchester, CT 06040
    (860) 647-3430
    3.8 K-5 281
  • Manchester Buckley School
    Grades: PK-5 | 392 students
    4.3 miles
    250 Vernon St.
    Manchester, CT 06042
    (860) 647-3302
    4.3 PK-5 392

School Reviews

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This school is not that good. The students here are not friendly and self absorbed. Good grades are handed out when not deserved. The education here is low class. These students cannot even spell. The school band is terrible. Especially the saxophones.
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