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Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    A
  2. Diversity
    A
  3. Teachers
    A
  4. College Prep
    A
  5. Clubs & Activities
    A
  6. Health & Safety
    A-
  7. Administration
    A
  8. Sports
    A+
  9. Food
    B-
  10. Resources & Facilities
    B+
Conard High School is a top rated, public school located in West Hartford, CT. It has 1,540 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 14 to 1. According to state test scores, 55% of students are at least proficient in math and 77% in reading.
Address
110 Beechwood Rd.
West Hartford, CT 06107
Telephone
(860) 231-5000
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Conard High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
77%
Percent Proficient - Math
55%
Average Graduation Rate
95%
Average SAT
1240
350 responses
Average ACT
28
75 responses
AP Enrollment
39%
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Living in the Area
A+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Crime & Safety
    B
  2. Diversity
    A-
  3. Cost of Living
    C
  4. Good for Families
    A+
Area Feel
Suburban
Median Household Income
$91,875
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$1,236
National
$949
Median Home Value
$318,800
National
$184,700

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
A-
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
93%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.30 responses
Poll
83%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.30 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 94 responses
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  • Football games
    20%
  • Senior Activities
    18%
  • School musical
    14%
  • Spirit week
    12%
  • Soccer games
    9%
  • School dances
    9%
  • Hockey games
    6%

Students

Diversity
A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,540
Free or Reduced Lunch
24%
83%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.35 responses
74%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.35 responses
86%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.35 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
14:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$72,092
Teachers in First/Second Year
5.7%
78%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.46 responses
83%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.46 responses
74%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.46 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
A
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very High
Boys Athletic Participation
Very High
Expenses Per Student
$17,675/ year
National
$12,239
87%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.53 responses
49%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.53 responses
72%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.53 responses
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I loved that all of the teachers were always willing to stay after school and help me with whatever I needed. I also enjoy the fact that it is so easy to get involved and make friends because everyone is so welcoming. I wish that Conard had better food because I have had to bring lunch every day since Freshman year in order to eat! I hope that Conard stays exactly the way it is, but I hope that freshman become more involved so that the school can keep gaining a better reputation.
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Conard was an amazing high school, not only did I meet some of my best friends that I'll know for the rest of my life, but I also got an education that prepared me extremely well for college and even beyond. Ever since I began there the administration was recommending that I take their advanced placement tests because it would get me used to the intensity and course load of college classes. Since the school was so large, roughly 1600 kids, it was impossible for the administration to know each kid very well but they genuinely wanted each and every one of us to succeed in life. While they prepared us for college they also taught us what different types of jobs would be like through the electives that they offered. They ranged from manufacturing small-scale mechanical parts to carpentry to painting. It truly was a great school.
I honestly love this school so much! I'm new to West Hartford and went to KO the year I arrived and hated it. Students at KO were clicky and overall not welcoming. However, I have been blown away with Conard's students friendly and accepting attitude. I would strongly recommend going to the school.