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Pathways To Technology Magnet School

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Posted October 24, 2013

Theme Manifestation: The primary theme for Pathways to Technology is broadly defined as anything technology related. All classrooms are outfitted with smartboards, and teachers are highly trained in their areas of expertise. Courses revolve around three specialized areas Multimedia, Business Technology, and Computer Science and provide opportunities for certification in Microsoft Office, Cisco Certified Network Administration, web design and more. Pathways maintains an Industry Advisory Board made up of representatives from area businesses, who are tasked with providing input into current trends in the field of technology and how to incorporate these trends into classroom curricula. The school s vision is for students to acquire the technological and critical thinking skills to become fully active participants in our global society.
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Posted July 15, 2011

I just graduated from Pathways and I have to say that it was an amazing experience. I do not regret going to Pathways and really enjoyed all four years there. The technology and great curriculum lead me to study computer science in college. Pathways is an awesome school worth checking out.
—Submitted by a student


Posted January 7, 2008

My child is a 9th grader at pathways being bussed in from one of the surburban towns in the surrrounding area. And while I am pleased at what Pathways has to offer academiclly. However there is much to be improved in way of office administration. Right now the school does not have a principal and there is a level of concern for the lack of professionalisim and mutual respect in the way that the children are spoken to.
—Submitted by a parent


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Grade level

Math

The state average for Math was 79% in 2013.

63 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
79%

2012

 
 
72%

2011

 
 
60%

2010

 
 
48%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 81% in 2013.

63 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
81%

2012

 
 
65%

2011

 
 
66%

2010

 
 
68%
Science

The state average for Science was 82% in 2013.

68 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
68%

2012

 
 
65%

2011

 
 
67%

2010

 
 
61%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 89% in 2013.

67 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
88%

2012

 
 
84%

2011

 
 
81%

2010

 
 
67%
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In 2012-2013 Connecticut used the Connecticut Academic Performance Test (CAPT) to test students' skills in reading, writing, science and math in grade 10. The CAPT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Connecticut.

Source: Connecticut Department of Education

Math

All Students79%
Female87%
Male75%
Black59%
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic86%
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged80%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities79%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English79%

Reading

All Students81%
Female87%
Male78%
Black82%
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic81%
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged78%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities80%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English80%

Science

All Students68%
Female64%
Male70%
Black48%
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic65%
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged68%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities72%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English70%

Writing

All Students88%
Female92%
Male86%
Black84%
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic86%
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged89%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities95%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English89%
Scale: % level 3, 4, or 5

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Connecticut used the Connecticut Academic Performance Test (CAPT) to test students' skills in reading, writing, science and math in grade 10. The CAPT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Connecticut.

The different student groups are identified by the Connecticut Department of Education. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Connecticut Department of Education

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Black 43% 13%
Hispanic 32% 20%
White 20% 61%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 2% 4%
Two or more races 2% 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 55%N/A35%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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  • US News Bronze Medal School (2009)

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School start time
  • 7:45
School end time
  • 2:10
School Leader's name
  • Steven Dellinger-Pate
Special schedule
  • Block scheduling

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