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 2015-16 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 2015-16 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 2015-16 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%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Seymour High School's student population of 664 students has grown by 6% 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
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Total Classroom Teachers45 teachers
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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 2015-16 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)
Overall School Rank
34%
19%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
44%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)60-64%
58%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:113:1
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Asian
4%
5%
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Hispanic
10%
23%
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Black
3%
13%
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White
83%
56%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Seymour High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CT.
Diversity Score0.300.42
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Graduation Rate≥95%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
16%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Seymour High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSeymour School District
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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