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A. I. Prince Technical High School

Public | 9-12 | 726 students

 

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Posted February 24, 2011

Educational curriculum is outstanding. The technologies are hands-on and prepare you for the real-world. The academics are strong and provide a good basis for prospective college students. Great staff. the teachers are truly wonderful. I was very lucky to have chosen this school. -Alumni


Posted December 20, 2007

I graduated from this school 2007 and this school has a great program to offer for incoming and returning students it is very diverse and versitile
—Submitted by a student


Posted November 17, 2007

Outstanding school, couldn't ask for better teachers. Very tough educational standards. Classes are no more than 15 students. Students are very intelligent and under estimated all the time.


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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 49% in 2012.

192 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
11%

2011

 
 
4%

2010

 
 
15%

2009

 
 
60%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 48% in 2012.

192 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
16%

2011

 
 
8%

2010

 
 
11%

2009

 
 
68%
Science

The state average for Science was 47% in 2012.

195 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
10%

2011

 
 
3%

2010

 
 
6%

2009

 
 
52%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 63% in 2012.

194 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
39%

2011

 
 
28%

2010

 
 
29%

2009

 
 
83%
Scale: % level 4 or 5

About the tests


In 2011-2012 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.
Beginning in the 2009-2010 school year, the Connecticut Department of Education implemented new definitions of what it means to be proficient on the CAPT test. The new standards for proficiency are higher than in previous years and the percent of students earning a proficient score is expected to be lower as a result of this change.

Source: Connecticut Department of Education

Math

All Students11%
Female8%
Male16%
Black10%
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic11%
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged8%
Not economically disadvantaged20%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities12%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English13%

Reading

All Students16%
Female19%
Male12%
Black11%
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic18%
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged15%
Not economically disadvantaged18%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities17%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English15%

Science

All Students10%
Female6%
Male14%
Black7%
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic10%
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged8%
Not economically disadvantaged16%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities10%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English11%

Writing

All Students39%
Female45%
Male32%
Black33%
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic45%
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged40%
Not economically disadvantaged34%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities42%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English39%
Scale: % level 4 or 5

About the tests


In 2011-2012 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.
Beginning in the 2009-2010 school year, the Connecticut Department of Education implemented new definitions of what it means to be proficient on the CAPT test. The new standards for proficiency are higher than in previous years and the percent of students earning a proficient score is expected to be lower as a result of this change.

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
Hispanic 57% 19%
Black 37% 13%
White 5% 62%
Asian 1% 4%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 1%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 63%N/A34%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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500 Brookfield St
Hartford, CT 06106
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