Platt Technical High School

Platt Technical High School serves 816 students in grades 9-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15-19% (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 50-54% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 58%) for the 2015-16 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Platt Technical High School's student population of 816 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 74 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
School TypeVocational school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students816 students
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Total Classroom Teachers74 teachers
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School Comparison

The diversity score of Platt Technical High School is 0.65, which is more 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)
15-19%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(15-16)
50-54%
58%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:112:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
39%
25%
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Black
11%
13%
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White
44%
54%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.650.64
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Graduation Rate
≥95%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
24%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
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 Platt Technical High School is Joseph A. Foran High School (2.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Harborside Middle School (2.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Orange Avenue School (0.8 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Milford Orange Avenue School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 395 students
    0.8 miles
    260 Orange Ave.
    Milford, CT 06460
    (203) 783-3537
    0.8 PK-5 395
  • Milford Mathewson School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-5 | 380 students
    1.2 miles
    466 West River St.
    Milford, CT 06460
    (203) 783-3527
    1.2 K-5 380
  • Orange Peck Place School Math: 78% | Reading: 79%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 1-6 | 337 students
    1.4 miles
    500 Peck Ln.
    Orange, CT 06477
    (203) 891-8034
    1.4 1-6 337
  • Milford Harborside Middle School Math: 59% | Reading: 65%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 481 students
    2.0 miles
    175 High St.
    Milford, CT 06460
    (203) 783-3523
    2 6-8 481
  • Orange Mary L. Tracy School
    Grades: PK-K | 184 students
    2.4 miles
    650 School House Lane
    Orange, CT 06477
    (203) 891-8028
    2.4 PK-K 184

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