Wolcott High School

  • Wolcott High School serves 757 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65-69% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 57%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Wolcott 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 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Wolcott High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Connecticut for:

School Overview

  • Wolcott High School's student population of 757 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 67 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students757 students
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Total Classroom Teachers67 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Wolcott High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 951 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Wolcott High School is 0.22, 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 Testing Rank#467 out of 951 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)65-69%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:112:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
5%
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Hispanic
5%
25%
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Black
2%
13%
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White
88%
54%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
3%
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Diversity Score0.220.64
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Graduation Rate≥95%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
15%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWolcott School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Wolcott Alcott School
    Grades: PK-5 | 263 students
    1.4 miles
    1490 Woodtick Rd.
    Wolcott, CT 06716
    (203) 879-8160
    1.4 PK-5 263
  • Wolcott Wakelee School
    Grades: K-5 | 373 students
    1.7 miles
    12 Hempel Dr.
    Wolcott, CT 06716
    (203) 879-8154
    1.7 K-5 373
  • Wolcott Frisbie School
    Grades: K-5 | 289 students
    2.1 miles
    24 Todd Rd.
    Wolcott, CT 06716
    (203) 879-8146
    2.1 K-5 289
  • Waterbury North End Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 898 students
    2.6 miles
    534 Bucks Hill Rd.
    Waterbury, CT 06704
    (203) 574-8097
    2.6 6-8 898
  • Waterbury Bucks Hill School
    Grades: K-5 | 408 students
    2.8 miles
    330 Bucks Hill Rd.
    Waterbury, CT 06704
    (203) 574-8182
    2.8 K-5 408

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