Common Ground High School

  • Common Ground High School serves 202 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-29% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-59% (which is approximately equal to the Connecticut state average of 57%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Common Ground High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 76% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 46%.

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School Overview

  • Common Ground High School's student population of 202 students has grown by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 20 teachers has grown by 25% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students202 students
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Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Common Ground High School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 10:1 has decreased from 11:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Common Ground High School is 0.68, which is more 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)#664 out of 956 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)20-29%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)50-59%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:112:1
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Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
31%
25%
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Black
42%
13%
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White
24%
54%
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Two or more races
2%
3%
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Diversity Score0.680.64
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Graduation Rate80-89%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
49%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCommon Ground High School Dis School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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