Oliver Wolcott Technical High School

75 Oliver St.
Torrington, CT 06790
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 637 students in grades 9-12, Oliver Wolcott Technical High School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10-14% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 40%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 50%).
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 51% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Vocational school
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 637 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 21%
  • : 90-94% (Top 50% in CT)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

School Overview

Oliver Wolcott Technical High School's student population of 637 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 50 teachers has declined by 18% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
637 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
50 teachers
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School Rankings

Oliver Wolcott Technical High School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 942 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Oliver Wolcott Technical High School is 0.36, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (CT)
#745 out of 942 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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10-14%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Oliver Wolcott Technical High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
35-39%
50%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Oliver Wolcott Technical 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 2021-22 school year data.
25-29%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Oliver Wolcott Technical High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
12:1
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American Indian
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Asian
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5%
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Hispanic
14%
29%
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Black
1%
13%
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White
79%
49%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
6%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.36
This chart display the diversity score of Oliver Wolcott Technical High School and the public school average diversity score of Connecticut by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
90-94%
89%
This chart display graduation rate of Oliver Wolcott Technical High School and public school graduation rate of Connecticut by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
27%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Oliver Wolcott Technical High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Oliver Wolcott Technical High School's ranking?
Oliver Wolcott Technical High School is ranked #745 out of 942 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Connecticut.
What schools are Oliver Wolcott Technical High School often compared to?
Oliver Wolcott Technical High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Torrington High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
10-14% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CT state average), while 35-39% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 50% CT state average).
What is the graduation rate of Oliver Wolcott Technical High School?
The graduation rate of Oliver Wolcott Technical High School is 90-94%, which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 89%.
How many students attend Oliver Wolcott Technical High School?
637 students attend Oliver Wolcott Technical High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
79% of Oliver Wolcott Technical High School students are White, 14% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Oliver Wolcott Technical High School?
Oliver Wolcott Technical High School has a student ration of 13:1, which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 12:1.
What grades does Oliver Wolcott Technical High School offer ?
Oliver Wolcott Technical High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Oliver Wolcott Technical High School part of?
Oliver Wolcott Technical High School is part of Connecticut Technical Education And Career System School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Vocational school
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 637 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 21%
  • : 90-94% (Top 50%)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

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