University High School Of Science And Engineering

  • University High School Of Science And Engineering serves 439 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55-59% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 75-79% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 57%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • University High School Of Science And Engineering placed in the top 30% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 72% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 46%.

Top Placements

University High School Of Science And Engineering places among the top 20% of public schools in Connecticut for:

School Overview

  • University High School Of Science And Engineering's student population of 439 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students439 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

  • University High School Of Science And Engineering is ranked within the top 30% of all 956 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of University High School Of Science And Engineering is 0.72, which is more 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 School Rank (16-17)#243 out of 956 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)75-79%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:112:1
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Asian
9%
5%
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Hispanic
17%
25%
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Black
41%
13%
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White
28%
54%
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Two or more races
5%
3%
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Diversity Score0.720.64
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Graduation Rate≥95%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
48%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHartford School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school and middle school to University High School Of Science And Engineering is Classical Magnet School (0.3 miles away)
  • The nearest elementary school is Museum Academy (0.1 miles away)
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