75 Oliver St.
Torrington, CT 06790
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Oliver Wolcott Technical High School serves 654 students in grades 9-12.
Oliver Wolcott Technical High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10-14% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 48%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 58%) for the 2018-19 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 17% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
654 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
67 teachers
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School Rankings

Oliver Wolcott Technical High School is ranked within the bottom 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 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 Data
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State Level (CT)
Overall Testing Rank
#837 out of 957 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
10-14%
48%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
58%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
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
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.30
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Graduation Rate
≥95%
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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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Vocational school
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 654 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 17%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 30% in CT)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.30 (Btm 50%)

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