140 Legion Ave.
New Haven, CT 06519
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Hill Regional Career High School serves 652 students in grades 9-12.
Hill Regional Career 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10-14% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 48%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 58%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 50% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 652 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 93%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 30% in CT)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

School Overview

Hill Regional Career High School's student population of 652 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 54 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
652 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
54 teachers
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School Rankings

Hill Regional Career High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 957 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Hill Regional Career High School is 0.61, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CT)
Overall Testing Rank
#837 out of 957 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
10-14%
48%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
58%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
4%
5%
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Hispanic
50%
28%
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Black
37%
13%
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White
7%
50%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CT.
Diversity Score
0.61
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Graduation Rate
≥95%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
61%
36%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Hill Regional Career High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Hill Regional Career High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

10-14% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 48% CT state average), while 35-39% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 58% CT state average).

What is the graduation rate of Hill Regional Career High School?

The graduation rate of Hill Regional Career High School is 95%, which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 90%.

How many students attend Hill Regional Career High School?

652 students attend Hill Regional Career High School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

50% of Hill Regional Career High School students are Hispanic, 37% of students are Black, 7% of students are White, 4% of students are Asian, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Two or more races.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Hill Regional Career High School?

Hill Regional Career High School has a student ration of 12:1, which is equal to the Connecticut state average of 12:1.

What grades does Hill Regional Career High School offer ?

Hill Regional Career High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).

What school district is Hill Regional Career High School part of?

Hill Regional Career High School is part of New Haven School District.

School Reviews

2   3/24/2020
If someone listened to our issues and solutions for them, maybe this school can be fixed.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - Every single student
5   2/17/2011
Quality of academic programs, the best school in New Haven!!!!
- Posted by Student/Alumni - blahb

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 652 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 93%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 30%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

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