Joseph A. Foran High School

80 Foran Dr.
Milford, CT 06460
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Joseph A. Foran High School serves 786 students in grades 9-12.
Joseph A. Foran High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65-69% (which is higher 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 26% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 51% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 786 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 26%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥99% (Top 1% in CT)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 65-69% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Joseph A. Foran High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Connecticut for:

Category
Attribute
Most improved public schools

School Overview

Joseph A. Foran High School's student population of 786 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 67 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
786 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
67 teachers
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School Rankings

Joseph A. Foran High School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Joseph A. Foran High School is 0.43, 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
This School
State Level (CT)
Overall Testing Rank
#278 out of 940 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
7%
5%
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Hispanic
12%
29%
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Black
5%
13%
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White
74%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.43
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Graduation Rate
≥99%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
18%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Joseph A. Foran High School's ranking?
Joseph A. Foran High School is ranked #278 out of 940 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in Connecticut.
What schools are Joseph A. Foran High School often compared to?
Joseph A. Foran High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Jonathan Law High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
45-49% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 39% CT state average), while 65-69% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CT state average).
What is the graduation rate of Joseph A. Foran High School?
The graduation rate of Joseph A. Foran High School is 99%, which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 90%.
How many students attend Joseph A. Foran High School?
786 students attend Joseph A. Foran High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
74% of Joseph A. Foran High School students are White, 12% of students are Hispanic, 7% of students are Asian, 5% of students are Black, and 2% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Joseph A. Foran High School?
Joseph A. Foran High School has a student ration of 12:1, which is equal to the Connecticut state average of 12:1.
What grades does Joseph A. Foran High School offer ?
Joseph A. Foran High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Joseph A. Foran High School part of?
Joseph A. Foran High School is part of Milford School District.

School Reviews

5   6/15/2020
Foran is a wonderful school with many wonderful teachers. I have had nothing but wonderful experiences at my time here; there are so many opportunities to get involved and learn more if you simply apply yourself.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - V. Brown
2   2/25/2011
Poor administration and staff. Teachers are not held accountable.
- Posted by Parent - a1stp

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 786 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 26%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥99% (Top 1%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 65-69% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

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