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Bristol Eastern High School

Public | 9-12 | 1308 students

 
 

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Posted October 3, 2009

It has my heart ~ Great school and teachers!


Posted July 1, 2009

My son has truly excelled at this school. The teachers are challenging in all the right ways, and provide an ideal learning environment. He is now attending college and says that BEHS has done a superb job of preparing him for the collegiate environment. I would highly recommend Bristol Eastern. If I were to suggest any changes, I would ask the school to promote the technology and arts programs a bit more than they already do (although a highly motivated student would find no problem making the most of the existing programs).
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 1, 2009

I am an Alumnus, and I had truly excelled at this school. The teachers are challenging in all the right ways, and provide an ideal learning environment. I am now attending college and I believe that BEHS has done a superb job of preparing me for the collegiate environment. I would highly recommend Bristol Eastern. If I were to suggest any changes, I would ask the school to promote the technology and arts programs a bit more than they already do (although a highly motivated student would find no problem making the most of the existing programs).


Posted July 12, 2008

As the summer wears down, I will begin my senior year at BEHS. This school has been amazing throughout my whole high school experience because everything is so high class. I have taken high level classes that have challenged me and the school's academic ability, overall, is so much greater than our city's competing school, Bristol Central. Being a member of the tennis team, I have also experienced how supportive and warm my fellow classmates can be, even in the most stressful situations. Definitely everything I could wish for and more.
—Submitted by a student


Posted June 2, 2006

As a graduate of BEHS I feel that this school prepared me for college and beyond, by taking a demanding schedule. The extracurricular activities are amazing, there is a club for whatever you are interested in doing and if there isn't one, feel free to start one!
—Submitted by a former student


Posted April 6, 2005

i think that the school deffenitly needs some improvements. i went to eastern and central and central is so much better. plus eastern hasnt been able to compete with central.
—Submitted by a student


Posted December 18, 2004

A Great school with a Excelent Staff. I'm currently a student here in the 10th grade. The school's slogan is'we are commited to excelence', and they truely are!
—Submitted by a student


Posted December 10, 2004

I graduated form this school and absolutely loved my high school expereince. I am now a graduate student and doing very well for myself. I beleive that BEHS does a wonderful job perparing children for college.
—Submitted by a former student


Posted December 4, 2004

A great school! needs work with discipline policy-its not strict enough.
—Submitted by a parent


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The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.

Grade level

Math

The state average for Math was 79% in 2013.

276 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
80%

2012

 
 
87%

2011

 
 
84%

2010

 
 
89%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 81% in 2013.

282 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
84%

2012

 
 
84%

2011

 
 
85%

2010

 
 
90%
Science

The state average for Science was 82% in 2013.

282 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
86%

2012

 
 
88%

2011

 
 
84%

2010

 
 
91%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 89% in 2013.

283 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
88%

2012

 
 
90%

2011

 
 
90%

2010

 
 
89%
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.

Source: Connecticut Department of Education

Math

All Students80%
Female81%
Male80%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic51%
Multiracialn/a
White87%
Economically disadvantaged64%
Not economically disadvantaged88%
Students with disabilities20%
Students without disabilities88%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English82%

Reading

All Students84%
Female90%
Male77%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic62%
Multiracialn/a
White88%
Economically disadvantaged74%
Not economically disadvantaged89%
Students with disabilities34%
Students without disabilities90%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English85%

Science

All Students86%
Female91%
Male82%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic65%
Multiracialn/a
White91%
Economically disadvantaged68%
Not economically disadvantaged95%
Students with disabilities31%
Students without disabilities94%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English89%

Writing

All Students88%
Female97%
Male81%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic72%
Multiracialn/a
White92%
Economically disadvantaged79%
Not economically disadvantaged93%
Students with disabilities32%
Students without disabilities96%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English90%
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
White 75% 61%
Hispanic 14% 20%
Black 7% 13%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 3% 4%
Two or more races 1% 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 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 31%N/A35%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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632 King St
Bristol, CT 06010
Phone: (860) 584-7852

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