185 Branch Rd.
Thomaston, CT 06787
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Thomaston High School serves 395 students in grades 7-12.
Thomaston High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 48%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65-69% (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 12% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Thomaston High School's student population of 395 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-12
Total Students
395 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
34 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Thomaston High School is ranked within the top 50% 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 Thomaston High School is 0.22, 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 Data
This School
State Level (CT)
Overall Testing Rank
#468 out of 957 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
48%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
58%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
6%
25%
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Black
2%
13%
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White
88%
54%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.22
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Graduation Rate
≥95%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
15%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

School Reviews

  2.00 out of 5  (3 reviews)
1  
Horrible staff, ineffective when dealing with troubled kids, rewards the troubled kids when they do good, however failed to recognize the gifted and good students.
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2  
Thomaston High School's current principal is not an effective educational leader. Same goes for the current superintendent of Thomaston Public Schools. Both of them treat Thomaston High School graduates in a very disrespectful manner. There definitely needs to be leadership changes both in terms of Thomaston High School's principal and Thomaston Public Schools'' superintendent.
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3  
This is a very good school students get support when it is needed and there is always something for them to do like activities, clubs, or sports
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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: 7-12
  • Students: 395 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 12%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 30% in CT)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 65-69% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.22 (Btm 50%)

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