Explorations High School

  • Explorations High School serves 92 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≤20% (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 21-39% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 58%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Explorations 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 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the Connecticut state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 44%.

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School Overview

  • Explorations High School's student population of 92 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 11 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students92 students
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Total Classroom Teachers11 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Explorations High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 968 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 8:1 has decreased from 9:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Explorations High School is 0.35, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CT)
Overall School Rank#829 out of 968 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤20%
44%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)21-39%
58%
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Student : Teacher Ratio8:113:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
16%
23%
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Black
3%
13%
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White
79%
56%
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Two or more races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score0.350.42
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Graduation Rate60-79%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
27%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameExplorations School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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