Waterbury Career Academy

Public 9-12

 175 Birch Street
       Waterbury, CT  06704


 (203) 574-8000

 School Website

District: Waterbury School District

SchoolDigger Rank:
96th of 121 Connecticut High Schools


Student/teacher ratio:  13.3
Number of students:  865

Racial breakdown:

Hispanic:
45.2%
African American:
27.4%
White:
19.2%
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Free/discounted lunch recipients:  73.5%

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We updated the 2017-18 rankings and test scores for this school on Tuesday, September 18, 2018.


Performance Trends
Compare Details In 2018, Waterbury Career Academy ranked worse than 79.3% of high schools in Connecticut. It also ranked 2nd among 3 ranked high schools in the Waterbury School District. (See more...)
Compare Details In 2018 the calculated Average Standard Score was 26.22. (See more...)
Student Body
Compare Details Student population at Waterbury Career Academy is diverse. Racial makeup is: Hispanic (45.2%), African American (27.4%), White (19.2%). (See more...)
Compare Details 73.5% of students are receiving a free or discounted lunch. This is the highest percentage in the Waterbury School District. (See more...)
Teachers
Compare Details The student/teacher ratio at Waterbury Career Academy is 13.3. 3 high schools in the Waterbury School District have better student/teacher ratios. (See more...)
Compare Waterbury Career Academy employs 65 full-time teachers.
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Schooldigger 2018 Rankings:

Waterbury Career Academy:

SchoolDigger ranks Waterbury Career Academy 96th of 121 Connecticut public high schools. (See Waterbury Career Academy in the ranking list.)

Waterbury School District:

SchoolDigger ranks Waterbury School District 144th of 151 Connecticut school districts. (See district ranking list.)


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Rank History for Waterbury Career Academy

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Year Avg Standard Score Statewide Rank Total # Ranked High Schools CT State Percentile SchoolDigger Rating
2016 22.82 103rd 132 22.0%
2017 29.35 95th 140 32.1%
2018 26.22 96th 121 20.7%

Data source: test scores: Connecticut State Department of Education, rankings: SchoolDigger.com

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Enrollment information for Waterbury Career Academy

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Year White African American Asian Hispanic American Indian Pacific Islander Two or More Races Not Specified Total
2014 37 63 8 126 1 0 10 0 245
2015 79 122 18 228 3 0 19 0 469
2016 124 188 24 326 5 0 26 0 693
2017 166 237 32 391 8 n/a 31 0 865

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Enrollment/Ethnicity
For more information about how the Department of Education defines ethnicity, see Defining Race and Ethnicity Data, National Center for Education Statistics

Students eligible for free or discounted lunch at Waterbury Career Academy

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Year # Students Fulltime Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
2014 245 18.2 13.4 84.5
2015 469 37.0 12.6 74.2
2016 693 53.0 13.0 50.2
2017 865 65.0 13.3 73.5

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Students eligible for discounted/free lunch
For information about the National School Lunch Program, see the USDA Website

Student/Teacher Ratio Waterbury Career Academy

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Year # Students Fulltime Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
2014 245 18.2 13.4 84.5
2015 469 37.0 12.6 74.2
2016 693 53.0 13.0 50.2
2017 865 65.0 13.3 73.5

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Student-Teacher Ratio
Student/teacher ratio is calculated by dividing the total number of students by the total number of full-time equivalent teachers. Please note that a smaller student/teacher ratio does not necessarily translate to smaller class size. In some instances, schools hire teachers part time, and some teachers are hired for specialized instruction with very small class sizes. These and other factors contribute to the student/teacher ratio. Note: For private schools, Student/teacher ratio may not include Pre-Kindergarten.




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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the Connecticut State Department of Education.

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