Torrington High School

50 Major Besse Dr.
Torrington, CT 06790
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Bottom 50%
Serving 945 students in grades 9-12, Torrington High School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 39%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 51%).
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 51% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 945 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 52%
  • : 85-89% (Btm 50% in CT)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • : 45-49% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Most improved public schools

School Overview

Torrington High School's student population of 945 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 83 teachers has grown by 29% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
945 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
83 teachers
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School Rankings

Torrington High School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 940 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Torrington High School is 0.63, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (CT)
#580 out of 940 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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20-24%
39%
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45-49%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
12:1
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American Indian
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Asian
5%
5%
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Hispanic
37%
29%
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Black
7%
13%
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White
48%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.63
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85-89%
90%
This chart display graduation rate of Torrington High School and public school graduation rate of Connecticut by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
47%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
14%
6%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Torrington High School's ranking?
Torrington High School is ranked #580 out of 940 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Connecticut.
What schools are Torrington High School often compared to?
Torrington High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Northwestern Regional High School, Oliver Wolcott Technical High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
20-24% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 39% CT state average), while 45-49% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CT state average).
What is the graduation rate of Torrington High School?
The graduation rate of Torrington High School is 85-89%, which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 90%.
How many students attend Torrington High School?
945 students attend Torrington High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
48% of Torrington High School students are White, 37% of students are Hispanic, 7% of students are Black, 5% of students are Asian, and 3% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Torrington High School?
Torrington High School has a student ration of 11:1, which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 12:1.
What grades does Torrington High School offer ?
Torrington High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Torrington High School part of?
Torrington High School is part of Torrington School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 945 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 52%
  • : 85-89% (Btm 50%)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • : 45-49% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

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