Common Ground High School

Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Common Ground High School serves 202 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-29% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 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 2017-18 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% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Common Ground High School's student population of 202 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has declined by 13% 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 951 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
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 Testing Rank
#669 out of 951 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-29%
47%
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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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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
31%
25%
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Black
41%
13%
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White
24%
54%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.680.64
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Graduation Rate
≥90%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
50%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
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

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Common Ground High School is Metropolitan Business Academy (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Brennan Rogers School (0.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • New Haven Brennan Rogers School Math: 14% | Reading: 24%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 517 students
    0.4 miles
    200 Wilmot Rd.
    New Haven, CT 06515
    (475) 220-2200
    0.4 PK-8 517
  • New Haven Metropolitan Business Academy Magnet School
    Math: ≤5% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 405 students
    0.7 miles
    115 Water Street
    New Haven, CT 06511
    (475) 220-7700
    0.7 9-12 405
  • New Haven West Rock Authors Academy Magnet School
    Math: 35-39% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-4 | 203 students
    0.7 miles
    311 Valley Street
    New Haven, CT 06515
    (475) 220-4900
    0.7 PK-4 203
  • Hamden Eli Whitney Technical High School Vocational School
    Grades: 9-12 | 551 students
    0.8 miles
    100 Fairview Ave
    Hamden, CT 06514
    (203) 397-4031
    0.8 9-12 551
  • New Haven Beecher School Magnet School
    Math: 22% | Reading: 37%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 495 students
    0.9 miles
    100 Jewel Street
    New Haven, CT 06511
    (475) 220-3800
    0.9 PK-8 495

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