Platt Technical High School

  • Platt Technical High School serves 783 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.
  • Platt 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 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the Connecticut state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 45%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Platt Technical High School's student population of 783 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 62 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeVocational school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students783 students
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Total Classroom Teachers62 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Platt Technical High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 968 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Platt Technical High School is 0.64, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.43. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CT)
Overall School Rank#728 out of 968 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)15-19%
44%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
58%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:113:1
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Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
37%
24%
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Black
13%
13%
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White
46%
55%
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Two or more races
4%
3%
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Diversity Score0.640.43
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Graduation Rate≥95%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
31%
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: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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