Lewis S. Mills High School serves 762 students in grades 9-12.
Lewis S. Mills 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 10%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (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 80-84% (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 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

Lewis S. Mills High School's student population of 762 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 62 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
762 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
62 teachers
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School Rankings

Lewis S. Mills High School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Lewis S. Mills High School is 0.12, 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
#262 out of 957 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
48%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
80-84%
58%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Lewis S. Mills High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Connecticut by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
3%
25%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Lewis S. Mills High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
1%
13%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Lewis S. Mills High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
White
94%
54%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Lewis S. Mills High School and the percentage of White public school students in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
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
0.12
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Graduation Rate
≥95%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
5%
31%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Lewis S. Mills High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Lewis S. Mills High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

School Reviews

  4.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
3  
This school needs work, and with a newly hired superintendent, I hope that happens. It is falling behind in its cohort of other Farmington Valley School. Needs better commitment to social/emotional learning, higher standards for teaching and learning.
- Posted by
5  
There are so many nice teachers and its a safe environment
- Posted by

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 762 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 6%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 30% in CT)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 80-84% (Top 10%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.12 (Btm 50%)

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