80 Foran Dr.
Milford, CT 06460
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Joseph A. Foran High School serves 912 students in grades 9-12.
Joseph A. Foran High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45% (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 76% (which is higher 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 18% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Joseph A. Foran High School's student population of 912 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 78 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
912 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
78 teachers
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School Rankings

Joseph A. Foran High School is ranked within the top 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 Joseph A. Foran High School is 0.32, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
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State Level (CT)
Overall Testing Rank
#398 out of 957 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
48%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
76%
58%
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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
6%
25%
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Black
5%
13%
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White
82%
54%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.32
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Graduation Rate
≥99%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
12%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

School Reviews

  3.50 out of 5  (2 reviews)
5  
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.
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2  
Poor administration and staff. Teachers are not held accountable.
- Posted by

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 912 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 18%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥99% (Top 1% in CT)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 45% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 76% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.32 (Btm 50%)

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