Torrington High School

50 Major Besse Dr.
Torrington, CT 06790
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Torrington High School serves 884 students in grades 9-12.
Torrington 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 bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 57%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Torrington High School's student population of 884 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 74 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students884 students
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Total Classroom Teachers74 teachers
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School Comparison

Torrington High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 951 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Torrington High School is 0.58, 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
#691 out of 951 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:112:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
5%
5%
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Hispanic
26%
25%
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Black
6%
13%
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White
59%
54%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.580.64
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Graduation Rate
84%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
39%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameTorrington School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Torrington High School is Oliver Wolcott Technical High School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Torrington Middle School (2.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Torringford School (1.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Torrington Oliver Wolcott Technical High School Vocational School
    Grades: 9-12 | 654 students
    0.3 miles
    75 Oliver St.
    Torrington, CT 06790
    (860) 496-5300
    0.3 9-12 654
  • Torrington Torringford School Math: 36% | Reading: 56%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 537 students
    1.0 miles
    800 Charles St.
    Torrington, CT 06790
    (860) 489-2300
    1 PK-5 537
  • Torrington Vogel-wetmore School Math: 40% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 440 students
    1.0 miles
    68 Church St.
    Torrington, CT 06790
    (860) 489-2570
    1 PK-5 440
  • Torrington Forbes School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 343 students
    1.1 miles
    500 Migeon Ave.
    Torrington, CT 06790
    (860) 489-2500
    1.1 K-5 343
  • Torrington East School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 363 students
    1.2 miles
    215 Hogan Dr.
    Torrington, CT 06790
    (860) 489-2303
    1.2 PK-5 363

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