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Henry Abbott Technical High School

Public | 9-12 | 638 students

 

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Posted February 5, 2014

There is nothing great about this school. The academics are low especially in Math. Look at the school profile to see how poorly students perform in the state wide standards test called CAPT. The trades offered at this school are not 21st century trades. There is no health care trade at all...one of the largest growing areas in employment. If you want your child to become a brick layer then send him or her to this school. If you want your child to be prepared for a successful college experience there are truly great schools in the area. Henry Abbott Tech is not one of them.


Posted February 4, 2009

I was previously a student at henry abbott and its a great school. The school has just been refinished and they work hard everyday. Its a wonderful school
—Submitted by a student


Posted June 1, 2004

HATS seems to work very will with my child. He is a child that works well with his hands. The staff if helpful and helps with issues that come up. They do not tolerate bullying, and that is nice to know.
—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.

158 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
80%

2012

 
 
81%

2011

 
 
84%

2010

 
 
76%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 81% in 2013.

158 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
73%

2012

 
 
70%

2011

 
 
68%

2010

 
 
74%
Science

The state average for Science was 82% in 2013.

158 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
87%

2012

 
 
85%

2011

 
 
89%

2010

 
 
85%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 89% in 2013.

159 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
90%

2012

 
 
81%

2011

 
 
82%

2010

 
 
88%
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%
Female76%
Male84%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic75%
Multiracialn/a
White87%
Economically disadvantaged76%
Not economically disadvantaged83%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities83%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English82%

Reading

All Students73%
Female79%
Male70%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic80%
Multiracialn/a
White71%
Economically disadvantaged71%
Not economically disadvantaged75%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities76%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English74%

Science

All Students87%
Female88%
Male87%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic84%
Multiracialn/a
White91%
Economically disadvantaged84%
Not economically disadvantaged89%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities89%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English92%

Writing

All Students90%
Female99%
Male84%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic91%
Multiracialn/a
White89%
Economically disadvantaged92%
Not economically disadvantaged89%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities91%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English91%
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 63% 61%
Hispanic 29% 20%
Black 6% 13%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 2% 4%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 2%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 36%N/A35%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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  • Vocational education
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Danbury, CT 06810
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