University High School Of Science And Engineering

  • University High School Of Science And Engineering serves 431 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 45-49% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 44%) for the 2015-16 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 2015-16 school year.
  • University High School Of Science And Engineering placed in the top 50% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the Connecticut state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 44%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • University High School Of Science And Engineering's student population of 431 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students431 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

  • University High School Of Science And Engineering is ranked within the top 50% of all 968 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of University High School Of Science And Engineering is 0.74, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CT)
Overall School Rank#402 out of 968 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
44%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)65-69%
58%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:113:1
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Asian
9%
5%
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Hispanic
18%
23%
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Black
36%
13%
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White
30%
56%
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Two or more races
7%
3%
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Diversity Score0.740.42
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Graduation Rate90-94%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
34%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHartford School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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