Simsbury High School

34 Farms Village Rd.
Simsbury, CT 06070
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Simsbury High School serves 1,380 students in grades 9-12.
Simsbury High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 71% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 48%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 86% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 58%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Simsbury High School's student population of 1,380 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 112 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,380 students
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Total Classroom Teachers112 teachers
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School Rankings

Simsbury High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 957 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Simsbury 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
#110 out of 957 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
71%
48%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
86%
58%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:112:1
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American Indian
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Asian
6%
5%
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Hispanic
8%
25%
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Black
5%
13%
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White
80%
54%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.350.64
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Graduation Rate
98%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
7%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSimsbury School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Simsbury High School is Global Experience Magnet School (4.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Henry James Memorial School (1.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Central School (1.3 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Simsbury Henry James Memorial School Math: 70% | Reading: 83%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 7-8 | 655 students
    1.0 miles
    155 Firetown Rd.
    Simsbury, CT 06070
    (860) 651-3341
    1 7-8 655
  • Simsbury Central School Math: 77% | Reading: 87%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: K-6 | 386 students
    1.3 miles
    29 Massaco St.
    Simsbury, CT 06070
    (860) 658-4732
    1.3 K-6 386
  • Weatogue Latimer Lane School Math: 65% | Reading: 78%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-6 | 408 students
    2.1 miles
    33 Mountain View Rd.
    Weatogue, CT 06089
    (860) 658-4774
    2.1 K-6 408
  • West Simsbury Tootin' Hills School Math: 73% | Reading: 81%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-6 | 351 students
    2.1 miles
    25 Nimrod Rd.
    West Simsbury, CT 06092
    (860) 658-7629
    2.1 K-6 351
  • Simsbury Squadron Line School Math: 72% | Reading: 82%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-6 | 615 students
    2.3 miles
    44 Squadron Line Rd.
    Simsbury, CT 06070
    (860) 658-2251
    2.3 PK-6 615

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