Mark T. Sheehan High School

  • Mark T. Sheehan High School serves 820 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 40-44% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 70-74% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 57%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Connecticut state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 45%.

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School Overview

  • Mark T. Sheehan High School's student population of 820 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 70 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students820 students
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Total Classroom Teachers70 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Mark T. Sheehan High School's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Mark T. Sheehan High School is 0.36, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CT)
Overall School Rank#326 out of 968 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
46%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)70-74%
57%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Mark T. Sheehan 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio12:113:1
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Asian
7%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Mark T. Sheehan High School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
11%
24%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Mark T. Sheehan High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
3%
13%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Mark T. Sheehan High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
79%
55%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Mark T. Sheehan High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CT.
Diversity Score0.360.42
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Graduation Rate
95%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
10%
31%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Mark T. Sheehan High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Mark T. Sheehan High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWallingford School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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very good teachersa nd art/music programs. Good for fostering student growth and community. Lots of sports and activities.clubs for everyone!
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