Ella T. Grasso Technical High School

189 Fort Hill Rd.
Groton, CT 06340
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Ella T. Grasso Technical High School serves 620 students in grades 9-12.
Ella T. Grasso Technical 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 15-19% (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 35-39% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 51%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 51% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Vocational school
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 620 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 55%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 20% in CT)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Ella T. Grasso Technical High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Connecticut for:

Category
Attribute
Most improved public schools

School Overview

Ella T. Grasso Technical High School's student population of 620 students has grown by 26% over five school years.
The teacher population of 52 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
620 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
52 teachers
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School Rankings

Ella T. Grasso Technical 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 Ella T. Grasso Technical High School is 0.66, which is equal to 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
#711 out of 940 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15-19%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
36%
29%
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Black
6%
13%
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White
45%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
11%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.66
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Graduation Rate
≥95%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
35%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
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 Ella T. Grasso Technical High School's ranking?
Ella T. Grasso Technical High School is ranked #711 out of 940 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Connecticut.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
15-19% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 39% CT state average), while 35-39% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CT state average).
What is the graduation rate of Ella T. Grasso Technical High School?
The graduation rate of Ella T. Grasso Technical High School is 95%, which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 90%.
How many students attend Ella T. Grasso Technical High School?
620 students attend Ella T. Grasso Technical High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
45% of Ella T. Grasso Technical High School students are White, 36% of students are Hispanic, 11% of students are Two or more races, 6% of students are Black, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Ella T. Grasso Technical High School?
Ella T. Grasso Technical High School has a student ration of 12:1, which is equal to the Connecticut state average of 12:1.
What grades does Ella T. Grasso Technical High School offer ?
Ella T. Grasso Technical High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Ella T. Grasso Technical High School part of?
Ella T. Grasso Technical High School is part of Connecticut Technical Education And Career System School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Vocational school
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 620 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 55%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 20%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

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