Waterford High School

  • Waterford High School serves 836 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 43% (which is lower 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.
  • Waterford 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 20%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 46%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Waterford High School's student population of 836 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 71 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students836 students
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Total Classroom Teachers71 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Waterford High School is ranked within the top 50% 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 12:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Waterford High School is 0.38, 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 School Rank (16-17)#353 out of 956 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)75-79%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:112:1
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Asian
7%
5%
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Hispanic
10%
25%
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Black
3%
13%
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White
78%
54%
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Two or more races
2%
3%
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Diversity Score0.380.64
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Graduation Rate
94%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
13%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWaterford School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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