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  1. Academics
    B
  2. Diversity
    A
  3. Teachers
    B-
  4. College Prep
    B+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    A-
  6. Health & Safety
    A-
  7. Administration
    B-
  8. Sports
    A-
  9. Food
    A
  10. Resources & Facilities
    B
Groton School District is an above average, public school district located in Mystic, CT. It has 4,487 students in grades PK, K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 12 to 1. According to state test scores, 44% of students are at least proficient in math and 56% in reading.
Address
1300 Flanders Road
Mystic, CT 06355
Telephone
(860) 572-2120

Groton School District Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
56%
Percent Proficient - Math
44%
Average Graduation Rate
86%
Average SAT
1180
168 responses
Average ACT
29
40 responses
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Students

Diversity
A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
4,487
Free or Reduced Lunch
47%

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
12:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$76,692
Teachers in First/Second Year
9.2%

Finances

Total Expenses
$89,002,000
Expenses Per Student
$19,379/ student
National
$12,239
Education Expenses
  • Instruction
    62%
  • Support Services
    36%
  • Other
    3%

Groton School District Reviews

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The teachers are always involved with the students and if a student is struggling they don't think twice about staying after for extra help or making time throughout each day to give that student/those students the extra help they need. As a student athlete I felt there was a great support system willing to help with whatever I needed when it came to sports or school work. I was able to confide in multiple teachers but the one that has impacted me and helped me the most was my chemistry teacher. I was able to go to her for anything with any questions and know that she would give me her honest opinion.
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Love the diversity of this district! Most problems come down to the budget. One of two high schools in the state to offer IB Program classes. well-maintained schools and competitive sports.
I moved to Groton from Hawaii, and it has it's flaws like anywhere in the world, but I was immediately accepted by coaches, students, and teachers. It was easy to make friends and it was a formidable educational experience with challenges that helped me grow as a student, athlete, and a man. Throughout these challenges I had a welcoming learning environment with teachers, and educational resources that were easily accessible.