Griswold High School

  • Griswold High School serves 535 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 57%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Griswold 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Griswold High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Connecticut for:

School Overview

  • Griswold High School's student population of 535 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 54 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students535 students
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Total Classroom Teachers54 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Griswold High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 951 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Griswold High School is 0.35, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CT)
Overall Testing Rank#634 out of 951 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:112:1
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
3%
5%
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Hispanic
6%
25%
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Black
4%
13%
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White
80%
54%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
5%
3%
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Diversity Score0.350.64
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Graduation Rate90-94%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
25%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGriswold School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Jewett City Griswold Elementary School
    Grades: PK-4 | 697 students
    0.1 miles
    303 Slater Ave.
    Jewett City, CT 06351
    (860) 376-7610
    0.1 PK-4 697
  • Jewett City Griswold Middle School
    Grades: 5-8 | 519 students
    0.1 miles
    211 Slater Ave.
    Jewett City, CT 06351
    (860) 376-7630
    0.1 5-8 519
  • Jewett City Lisbon Central School
    Grades: PK-8 | 390 students
    2.1 miles
    15 Newent Rd.
    Jewett City, CT 06351
    (860) 376-2403
    2.1 PK-8 390
  • Jewett City Griswold Alternative School Alternative School
    Grades: 9-12 | 17 students
    4.4 miles
    1553 Glasgo Road
    Jewett City, CT 06351
    (860) 376-9129
    4.4 9-12 17
  • Taftville Wequonnoc Magnet School
    Grades: K-5 | 274 students
    4.4 miles
    155 Providence St.
    Taftville, CT 06380
    (860) 823-4210
    4.4 K-5 274

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