Crosby High School

300 Pierpont Rd.
Waterbury, CT 06705
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
1/
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Bottom 50%
Crosby High School serves 1,343 students in grades 9-12.
Crosby 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 ≤5% (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 15-19% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 51%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 51% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,343 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 92%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 88% (Btm 50% in CT)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Crosby High School's student population of 1,343 students has grown by 15% over five school years.
The teacher population of 98 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
1,343 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
98 teachers
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School Rankings

Crosby 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 Crosby High School is 0.54, which is less 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
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State Level (CT)
Overall Testing Rank
#885 out of 940 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤5%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
15-19%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
12:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
63%
29%
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Black
25%
13%
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White
8%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.54
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Graduation Rate
88%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
79%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Crosby High School's ranking?
Crosby High School is ranked #885 out of 940 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Connecticut.
What schools are Crosby High School often compared to?
Crosby High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like John F. Kennedy High School, Wilby High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
≤5% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 39% CT state average), while 15-19% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CT state average).
What is the graduation rate of Crosby High School?
The graduation rate of Crosby High School is 88%, which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 90%.
How many students attend Crosby High School?
1,343 students attend Crosby High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
63% of Crosby High School students are Hispanic, 25% of students are Black, 8% of students are White, 2% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Crosby High School?
Crosby High School has a student ration of 14:1, which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 12:1.
What grades does Crosby High School offer ?
Crosby High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Crosby High School part of?
Crosby High School is part of Waterbury School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,343 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 92%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 88% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

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