Bolton High School

  • Bolton High School serves 281 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 45-49% (which is approximately equal to the Connecticut state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 80-84% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 57%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the Connecticut state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 45%.

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 281 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2016)
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students281 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Bolton High School's student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has decreased from 11:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Bolton High School is 0.27, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CT)
Overall School Rank#262 out of 968 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
46%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)80-84%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio9:113:1
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Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
5%
24%
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Black
7%
13%
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White
85%
55%
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Two or more races
2%
3%
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Diversity Score0.270.63
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Graduation Rate≥95%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
9%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBOLTON SCHOOL DISTRICT School District
Source: 2016-2017 (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 | 533 students
    1.5 miles
    108 Notch Rd.
    Bolton, CT 06043
    (860)643-2411
    1.5 PK-8 533
  • Andover Andover Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 225 students
    3.7 miles
    35 School Rd.
    Andover, CT 06232
    (860)742-7339
    3.7 PK-6 225
  • Coventry Coventry Grammar School
    Grades: PK-2 | 335 students
    3.8 miles
    3453 Main Street
    Coventry, CT 06238
    (860)742-7313
    3.8 PK-2 335
  • Manchester Highland Park School
    Grades: K-5 | 272 students
    3.8 miles
    397 Porter St.
    Manchester, CT 06040
    (860)647-3430
    3.8 K-5 272
  • Manchester Buckley School
    Grades: PK-6 | 375 students
    4.3 miles
    250 Vernon St.
    Manchester, CT 06042
    (860)647-3302
    4.3 PK-6 375

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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