Newington High School

  • Newington High School serves 1,287 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 47% (which is equal to the Connecticut state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 75% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 57%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Newington High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Newington High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Connecticut for:

School Overview

  • Newington High School's student population of 1,287 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 94 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,287 students
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Total Classroom Teachers94 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Newington High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 951 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Newington High School is 0.57, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (CT)
Overall Testing Rank#366 out of 951 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
75%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:112:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
10%
5%
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Hispanic
16%
25%
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Black
6%
13%
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White
63%
54%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
3%
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Diversity Score0.570.64
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Graduation Rate
96%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
15%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNewington School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Newington Martin Kellogg Middle School
    Grades: 5-8 | 629 students
    0.6 miles
    155 Harding Ave.
    Newington, CT 06111
    (860) 666-5418
    0.6 5-8 629
  • Newington Elizabeth Green School
    Grades: PK-4 | 298 students
    1.1 miles
    30 Thomas St.
    Newington, CT 06111
    (860) 666-3394
    1.1 PK-4 298
  • Newington Anna Reynolds School
    Grades: PK-4 | 446 students
    1.2 miles
    85 Reservoir Rd.
    Newington, CT 06111
    (860) 521-7830
    1.2 PK-4 446
  • Newington Ruth Chaffee School
    Grades: PK-4 | 327 students
    1.6 miles
    160 Superior Ave.
    Newington, CT 06111
    (860) 666-4687
    1.6 PK-4 327
  • West Hartford Wolcott School
    Grades: K-5 | 410 students
    1.8 miles
    71 Wolcott Rd.
    West Hartford, CT 06110
    (860) 561-2300
    1.8 K-5 410

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