Robert E. Fitch High School

101 Groton Long Point Road
Groton, CT 06340
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
4.00 5 1 (3 reviews)
Robert E. Fitch High School serves 1,043 students in grades 9-12.
Robert E. Fitch 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45% (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 62% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 57%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Robert E. Fitch High School's student population of 1,043 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 96 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,043 students
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Total Classroom Teachers96 teachers
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School Comparison

Robert E. Fitch 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 Robert E. Fitch High School is 0.63, 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
#494 out of 951 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:112:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
7%
5%
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Hispanic
18%
25%
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Black
9%
13%
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White
57%
54%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
7%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.630.64
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Graduation Rate
89%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
28%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGroton School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Robert E. Fitch High School is Ella T. Grasso Technical High School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Carl C. Cutler Middle School (0.7 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Groton Ella T. Grasso Technical High School Vocational School
    Grades: 9-12 | 472 students
    0.4 miles
    189 Fort Hill Rd.
    Groton, CT 06340
    (860) 448-0220
    0.4 9-12 472
  • Mystic Carl C. Cutler Middle School Math: 53% | Reading: 66%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 471 students
    0.7 miles
    160 Fishtown Rd.
    Mystic, CT 06355
    (860) 572-5830
    0.7 6-8 471
  • Groton Claude Chester School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 367 students
    1.0 miles
    1 Harry Day Drive
    Groton, CT 06340
    (860) 449-5636
    1 PK-5 367
  • Mystic S. B. Butler School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 318 students
    1.5 miles
    155 Ocean View Ave.
    Mystic, CT 06355
    (860) 572-5825
    1.5 PK-5 318
  • Groton Catherine Kolnaski Magnet School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 438 students
    2.7 miles
    500 Poquonnock Rd.
    Groton, CT 06340
    (860) 449-5608
    2.7 PK-5 438

School Reviews

  4.00 out of 5  (3 reviews)
5  
Fitch high school is actually a really good school. They have the IB program which colleges love. They help kids define what they want to do in the future and help them to really focus on that in the IB program. The sports are great, and the music department is top notch. Their marching band is amazing. There are so many new things going on there. You should look it up! My child is challenged in his honors classes. The teachers welcome him advocating for himself and are always available to support. I'm confident that my children are getting a super education at FHS.
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5  
This school is good and the music and the band and the teams are really talented this school could have more things added to it but it is not a bad school its perfect no school is exactly perfect as long as my kid learns I am fine and teachers are very kind to.
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2  
I do not reccomend this school to any upcoming staff member or any upcoming student. This school does not provide you with the techniques needed to form outside of school. The classes are too easy and simplified and the staff doesn't necessarily care whether you pass or not. Once you step into the real world you're left dumb-founded due to no prior experience. There is no autobody, mechanics, technical, wood shop--shops. I think personally, I'd get more of an education at an insane salem. The music and arts activities are some-what good, but lacks a great amount of participation. Our athletics team(s) are going downhill due to the new generation of laziness. The parent involvement rate is dropping dramatically because everyone is learning to hate Fitch and are switching to night school. The new policies, rulebrics, and grading system that is not being put into action is so rediculous that people laugh at it everyday. The school is like a prision, not a learning environment; giving the students with no freedoms causing them to rebel. I laugh at any parent who places their child/children in this school thinking they would have the best, however many years they attend there, of their high school career. Fitch is not the place to go-- send them elsewhere. You as a parent, and a student, will be much happier. I regret stepping foot inside this school; tainted.
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