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J. M. Wright Technical High School

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Posted December 27, 2013

I graduated from Wright Tech in 1964. It was the best experience of my life. I went to public schools and was not challenged. My father a engineer realized this and enrolled me at Wright Tech. My scores went from failing to honor. The experience gave me the confidence to do anything I chose. I have never been unemployed and have used the skills and confidence I got from Wright Tech to live a very good life. I am almost 70 years old and still use the skills I gained while attending school there. Anyone with a child with a interest in a trade should strongly consider sending their child to J. M. Wright Technical school. Thanks for a great life, B. Lawrence


Posted December 2, 2008

As a parent I think Wright is doing the best they can with what they have. Funding is short and enrolment is down but the staff is still trying to give students a trade and a high school education!Go Lightning!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 25, 2008

the school is good, i attend the school, and i like it alot. all the shops (trades) to take up is great.
—Submitted by a student


Posted March 27, 2007

My child attended this school and I would not think about sending any other children there. (
—Submitted by a parent


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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.

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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.

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Source: Connecticut Department of Education

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