Joel Barlow High School

  • Joel Barlow High School serves 1,008 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 73% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 44%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 91% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 58%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Joel Barlow High School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the Connecticut state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 44%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Joel Barlow High School's student population of 1,008 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 71 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,008 students
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Total Classroom Teachers71 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Joel Barlow High School is ranked within the top 5% 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 14:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Joel Barlow High School is 0.24, 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
3%
19%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
73%
44%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
91%
58%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:113:1
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Asian
4%
5%
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Hispanic
6%
23%
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Black
n/a
13%
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White
87%
56%
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Two or more races
3%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Joel Barlow High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CT.
Diversity Score0.240.42
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Graduation Rate
98%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
3%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
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School District NameRegional 09 School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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