H. C. Wilcox Technical High School

298 Oregon Rd.
Meriden, CT 06450
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
H. C. Wilcox Technical High School serves 788 students in grades 9-12.
H. C. Wilcox 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 40-44% (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 56% 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: 788 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 56%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 20% in CT)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

H. C. Wilcox Technical High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Connecticut for:

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School Overview

H. C. Wilcox Technical High School's student population of 788 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 65 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
788 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
65 teachers
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School Rankings

H. C. Wilcox 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 H. C. Wilcox Technical High School is 0.60, which is less than 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
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State Level (CT)
Overall Testing Rank
#673 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)
40-44%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
45%
29%
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Black
5%
13%
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White
44%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.60
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Graduation Rate
≥95%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
32%
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 H. C. Wilcox Technical High School's ranking?
H. C. Wilcox Technical High School is ranked #673 out of 940 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Connecticut.
What schools are H. C. Wilcox Technical High School often compared to?
H. C. Wilcox Technical High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Vinal Technical High School, Orville H. Platt High School by visitors of our site.
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 40-44% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CT state average).
What is the graduation rate of H. C. Wilcox Technical High School?
The graduation rate of H. C. Wilcox Technical High School is 95%, which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 90%.
How many students attend H. C. Wilcox Technical High School?
788 students attend H. C. Wilcox Technical High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
45% of H. C. Wilcox Technical High School students are Hispanic, 44% of students are White, 5% of students are Black, 5% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of H. C. Wilcox Technical High School?
H. C. Wilcox Technical High School has a student ration of 12:1, which is equal to the Connecticut state average of 12:1.
What grades does H. C. Wilcox Technical High School offer ?
H. C. Wilcox Technical High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is H. C. Wilcox Technical High School part of?
H. C. Wilcox 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: 788 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 56%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 20%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

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