Ella T. Grasso Technical High School

  • Ella T. Grasso Technical High School serves 472 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15-19% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 44%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 58%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

  • Ella T. Grasso Technical High School's student population of 472 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 56 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
School TypeVocational school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students472 students
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Total Classroom Teachers56 teachers
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School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CT)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (15-16)15-19%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (15-16)45-49%
58%
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Student : Teacher Ratio8:112:1
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
35%
25%
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Black
10%
13%
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White
47%
54%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Ella T. Grasso Technical High School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CT.
Diversity Score0.650.64
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Graduation Rate≥95%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
42%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameConnecticut Technical High Sc School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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