Wilby High School

  • Wilby High School serves 1,076 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 4% (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 18% (which is lower 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 87% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 45%.

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School Overview

  • Wilby High School's student population of 1,076 students has declined by 16% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 90 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,076 students
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Total Classroom Teachers90 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Wilby High School's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Wilby High School is 0.59, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CT)
Overall School Rank#911 out of 968 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
4%
46%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
18%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:113:1
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Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
56%
24%
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Black
29%
13%
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White
13%
55%
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Two or more races
1%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Wilby High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CT.
Diversity Score0.590.42
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Graduation Rate
75%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
64%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWaterbury School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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