Common Ground High School

358 Springside Ave.
New Haven, CT 06515
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Common Ground High School serves 227 students in grades 9-12.
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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤20% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-59% (which is approximately equal to the Connecticut state average of 51%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 79% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 51% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 227 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 79%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 70-79% (Btm 50% in CT)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-59% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Common Ground High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Connecticut for:

School Overview

Common Ground High School's student population of 227 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
227 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
20 teachers
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School Rankings

Common Ground High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 940 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Common Ground High School is 0.67, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CT)
Overall Testing Rank
#609 out of 940 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤20%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-59%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
43%
29%
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Black
32%
13%
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White
21%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.67
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Graduation Rate
70-79%
90%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
58%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Common Ground High School's ranking?
Common Ground High School is ranked #609 out of 940 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Connecticut.
What schools are Common Ground High School often compared to?
Common Ground High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Amistad Academy by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
≤20% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 39% CT state average), while 40-59% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CT state average).
What is the graduation rate of Common Ground High School?
The graduation rate of Common Ground High School is 70-79%, which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 90%.
How many students attend Common Ground High School?
227 students attend Common Ground High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
43% of Common Ground High School students are Hispanic, 32% of students are Black, 21% of students are White, 3% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Common Ground High School?
Common Ground High School has a student ration of 11:1, which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 12:1.
What grades does Common Ground High School offer ?
Common Ground High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Common Ground High School part of?
Common Ground High School is part of Common Ground High School District.

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Date
Common Ground High School Open House
February 24, 2024 (Saturday)

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 227 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 79%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 70-79% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-59% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

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