605 Willard Ave.
Newington, CT 06111
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Newington High School serves 1,287 students in grades 9-12.
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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 51% (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 73% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 58%) for the 2018-19 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 Rankings

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

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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 Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,287 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
94 teachers
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School Calendar

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Date
TENTATIVE LAST DAY ( RELEASE)
June 07, 2022 (Tuesday)
Last Day to Enroll into UConn ECE course
October 06, 2022 (Thursday)

School Rankings

Newington 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 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 Data
This School
State Level (CT)
Overall Testing Rank
#361 out of 957 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
48%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
73%
58%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
12:1
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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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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.57
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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 District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 1,287 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 37%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 96% (Top 20% in CT)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 51% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 73% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.57 (Top 50%)

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