Waterford High School serves 778 students in grades 9-12.
Waterford High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65-69% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 51%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 50% (majority Hispanic).
Quick Stats (2023)
- Grades: 9-12
- Enrollment: 778 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
- Minority Enrollment: 26%
- Graduation Rate: 93% (Btm 50% in CT)
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 50%
- Math Proficiency: 40-44% (Top 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 65-69% (Top 30%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education
Waterford High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Connecticut for:
Waterford High School's student population of 778 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 69 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
(offers virtual instruction)
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Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Waterford High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 940 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Waterford High School is 0.43, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (CT)
Overall Testing Rank
#321 out of 940 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Waterford High School's ranking?
Waterford High School is ranked #321 out of 940 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Connecticut.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
40-44% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 39% CT state average), while 65-69% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CT state average).
What is the graduation rate of Waterford High School?
The graduation rate of Waterford High School is 93%, which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 90%.
How many students attend Waterford High School?
778 students attend Waterford High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
74% of Waterford High School students are White, 13% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Asian, 3% of students are Black, 3% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Waterford High School?
Waterford High School has a student ration of 11:1, which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 12:1.
What grades does Waterford High School offer ?
Waterford High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Waterford High School part of?
Waterford High School is part of Waterford School District.
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WHS- Last Day of School
June 15, 2023 (Thursday)
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