Seymour High School

  • Seymour High School serves 664 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 35-39% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 44%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 60-64% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 58%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Seymour 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 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Connecticut state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 44%.
  • Seymour High School operates within the Seymour School District.
  • Seymour School District's 95% graduation rate is higher than the Connecticut state average of 88%.

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School Overview

  • Seymour High School's student population of 664 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 45 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students664 students
Gender %Seymour High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers45 teachers
Students by GradeSeymour High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Seymour 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 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Seymour High School is 0.30, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CT)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
44%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)60-64%
58%
Student : Teacher Ratio15:113:1
Asian
4%
5%
Hispanic
10%
23%
Black
3%
13%
White
83%
56%
All Ethnic GroupsSeymour High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCT All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.300.42
Graduation Rate≥95%
88%
Seymour High School Graduation Rate (2011-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
16%
33%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Seymour High School is Seymour School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 195 school districts in Connecticut (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Seymour School District's student population of 2,204 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The district's graduation rate of 95% has increased from 80-84% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $15,985 in this district is less than the state average of $20,313. The district revenue/student has declined by 11% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $15,280 is less than the state average of $19,375. The district spending/student has declined by 10% over four school years.
    School District NameSeymour School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    4
    4
    Number of Students Managed2,2041,534
    Seymour School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    47%
    44%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    56%
    58%
    District Graduation Rate≥95%
    88%
    District Total Revenue$37 MM$31 MM
    District Spending$35 MM$30 MM
    District Revenue / Student$15,985$20,313
    District Spending / Student$15,280$19,375
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

    Nearby Public Schools

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    • School Location Miles Grades Students
    • Seymour Bungay School
      Grades: K-5 | 448 students
      0.8 miles
      35 Bungay Rd.
      Seymour, CT 06483
      (203)881-7500
      0.8 K-5 448
    • Seymour Seymour Middle School
      Grades: 6-8 | 562 students
      0.8 miles
      211 Mountain Rd.
      Seymour, CT 06483
      (203)888-4513
      0.8 6-8 562
    • Oxford Oxford High School
      Grades: 9-12 | 592 students
      1.9 miles
      61 Quaker Farms Rd.
      Oxford, CT 06478
      (203)888-2468
      1.9 9-12 592
    • Oxford Alternative Education High School Alternative School
      Grades: 7-12 | 12 students
      2.2 miles
      61 Quaker Farms Rd.
      Oxford, CT 06478
      (203)888-2468
      2.2 7-12 12
    • Seymour Chatfield-lopresti School
      Grades: PK-5 | 530 students
      2.6 miles
      51 Skokorat St.
      Seymour, CT 06483
      (203)888-4640
      2.6 PK-5 530

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