Waterford High School

  • Waterford High School serves 846 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.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Connecticut state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 45%.

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School Overview

  • Waterford High School's student population of 846 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 68 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students846 students
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Total Classroom Teachers68 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Waterford High School's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Waterford High School is 0.37, which is less 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CT)
Overall School Rank#385 out of 968 schools
(Top 50%)
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 Ratio12:113:1
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Asian
7%
5%
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Hispanic
8%
24%
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Black
4%
13%
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White
79%
55%
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Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Waterford High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CT.
Diversity Score0.370.42
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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
2%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Waterford High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWATERFORD SCHOOL DISTRICT School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Waterford The Friendship School
    Grades: PK-K | 505 students
    0.1 miles
    24 Rope Ferry Rd.
    Waterford, CT 06385
    (860)447-4049
    0.1 PK-K 505
  • Waterford Clark Lane Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 637 students
    0.6 miles
    105 Clark Ln.
    Waterford, CT 06385
    (860)443-2837
    0.6 6-8 637
  • New London New London High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 585 students
    1.3 miles
    490 Jefferson Ave.
    New London, CT 06320
    (860)437-6400
    1.3 9-12 585
  • New London Harbor
    Grades: PK-4 | 224 students
    1.6 miles
    432 Montauk Avenue
    New London, CT 06320
    (860)447-6040
    1.6 PK-4 224
  • New London Bennie Dover Jackson Middle School
    Grades: 5-8 | 416 students
    1.7 miles
    36 Waller St.
    New London, CT 06320
    (860)437-6480
    1.7 5-8 416

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