Oliver Wolcott Technical High School

Oliver Wolcott Technical High School serves 654 students in grades 9-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 44%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55-59% (which is approximately equal to the Connecticut state average of 58%) for the 2015-16 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

Oliver Wolcott Technical High School's student population of 654 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 67 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
School TypeVocational school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students654 students
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Total Classroom Teachers67 teachers
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School Comparison

The diversity score of Oliver Wolcott Technical High School is 0.30, 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)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(15-16)
20-24%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(15-16)
55-59%
58%
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:112:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
11%
25%
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Black
2%
13%
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White
83%
54%
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Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
3%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.300.64
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Graduation Rate
90-94%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
18%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameConnecticut Technical High Sc School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Oliver Wolcott Technical High School is Torrington High School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Torrington Middle School (2.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Vogel-wetmore School (0.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Torrington Torrington High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 884 students
    0.3 miles
    50 Major Besse Dr.
    Torrington, CT 06790
    (860) 489-2294
    0.3 9-12 884
  • Torrington Vogel-wetmore School
    Grades: PK-5 | 440 students
    0.7 miles
    68 Church St.
    Torrington, CT 06790
    (860) 489-2570
    0.7 PK-5 440
  • Torrington Forbes School
    Grades: K-5 | 343 students
    1.1 miles
    500 Migeon Ave.
    Torrington, CT 06790
    (860) 489-2500
    1.1 K-5 343
  • Torrington East School
    Grades: PK-5 | 363 students
    1.2 miles
    215 Hogan Dr.
    Torrington, CT 06790
    (860) 489-2303
    1.2 PK-5 363
  • Torrington Torringford School
    Grades: PK-5 | 537 students
    1.2 miles
    800 Charles St.
    Torrington, CT 06790
    (860) 489-2300
    1.2 PK-5 537

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