Eli Whitney Technical High School

100 Fairview Avenue

Hamden, CT 06514

Tel: (203)397-4031
  • Eli Whitney Technical High School serves 566 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the CT average of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 43%.
  • Eli Whitney Technical High School operates within the Connecticut Technical High School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 566 students has grown by 13% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 60 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
School TypeVocational school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students566 students
Eli Whitney Technical High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Eli Whitney Technical High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers60 teachers
Eli Whitney Technical High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeEli Whitney Technical High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(CT) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio9:113:1
Eli Whitney Technical High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Asian
n/a
5%
Eli Whitney Technical High School Asian Students (1988-2013)
Hispanic
58%
22%
Eli Whitney Technical High School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
34%
13%
Eli Whitney Technical High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
7%
57%
Eli Whitney Technical High School White Students (1988-2015)
Two or more races
1%
3%
Eli Whitney Technical High School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsEli Whitney Technical High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCT All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.550.61
Eli Whitney Technical High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
61%
33%
Eli Whitney Technical High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
6%
5%
Eli Whitney Technical High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Connecticut Technical High School District's student population of 10,790 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District NameConnecticut Technical High School District
Number of Schools
Managed
17
4
Number of Students Managed10,7901,624
Connecticut Technical High School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Raten/an/a
Connecticut Technical High School District Graduation Rate (1995-2005)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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