152 Woodstock Ave.
Putnam, CT 06260
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Putnam High School serves 254 students in grades 9-12.
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 top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-39% (which is approximately equal to the Connecticut state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-59% (which is approximately equal to the Connecticut state average of 51%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 50% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 254 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 21%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90-94% (Btm 50% in CT)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-59% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Putnam High School's student population of 254 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
254 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
26 teachers
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School Rankings

Putnam High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 940 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Putnam High School is 0.36, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CT)
Overall Testing Rank
#474 out of 940 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-39%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-59%
51%
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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
14%
28%
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Black
1%
13%
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White
79%
50%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.36
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Graduation Rate
90-94%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
59%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Putnam High School's ranking?
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

30-39% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 39% CT state average), while 50-59% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CT state average).

What is the graduation rate of Putnam High School?

The graduation rate of Putnam High School is 90-94%, which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 90%.

How many students attend Putnam High School?

254 students attend Putnam High School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

79% of Putnam High School students are White, 14% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are Asian, 1% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Putnam High School?

Putnam High School has a student ration of 10:1, which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 12:1.

What grades does Putnam High School offer ?

Putnam High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).

What school district is Putnam High School part of?

Putnam High School is part of Putnam School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 254 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 21%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90-94% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-59% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

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