Guilford High School

  • Guilford High School serves 1,131 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 63% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 87% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 57%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Guilford High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 46%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Guilford High School's student population of 1,131 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 84 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2019)
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,131 students
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Total Classroom Teachers84 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Guilford High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 951 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Guilford High School is 0.26, 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 School Rank#135 out of 951 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
87%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:112:1
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American Indian
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Asian
4%
5%
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Hispanic
7%
25%
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Black
1%
13%
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White
86%
54%
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Two or more races
2%
3%
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Diversity Score0.260.64
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Graduation Rate
98%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
5%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGuilford School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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The academic qualities are great and music arts sports are abundent. Parental involvement is very high. The facilities leave a lot to be desired based on the median income of the town. There is no pool and the buildings are in need of repair. There are problems with the roof leaking and many students have problems with asthma & allergies including the staff. Buckets are placed in the hallways on rainy days. Some classrooms have to be closed to the buildings problems
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