100 Black Rock Tpke.
Redding, CT 06896
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
Joel Barlow High School serves 827 students in grades 9-12.
Joel Barlow High School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 75% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 48%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 89% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 58%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 50% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 827 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 18%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 98% (Top 10% in CT)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 75% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 89% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Joel Barlow High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Connecticut for:

School Overview

Joel Barlow High School's student population of 827 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 63 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
827 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
63 teachers
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School Rankings

Joel Barlow High School is ranked within the top 10% 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 Joel Barlow High School is 0.32, 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
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State Level (CT)
Overall Testing Rank
#68 out of 957 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
75%
48%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
89%
58%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
4%
5%
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Hispanic
7%
28%
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Black
1%
13%
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White
82%
50%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.32
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Graduation Rate
98%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
8%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
6%
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School Calendar

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Event
Date
JBHS First Day of School
August 31, 2022 (Wednesday)
Thanksgiving Holiday - School Closed
November 24, 2022 (Thursday)
Thanksgiving Holiday - School Closed
November 25, 2022 (Friday)
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 827 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 18%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 98% (Top 10%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 75% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 89% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

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