Putnam High School

  • Putnam High School serves 272 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 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 57%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Putnam 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Putnam High School's student population of 272 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students272 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Putnam High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 951 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Putnam High School is 0.35, 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)
Overall Testing Rank#724 out of 951 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)15-19%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio9:112:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
9%
25%
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Black
3%
13%
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White
80%
54%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
3%
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Diversity Score0.350.64
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Graduation Rate≥95%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
42%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePutnam School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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