Farmington High School is a top rated, public school located in Farmington, CT. It has 1,220 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 12 to 1. According to state test scores, 61% of students are at least proficient in math and 84% in reading.
Farmington High School Rankings
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Culture & Safety
Health & Safety
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
- of students agree that they feel safe at their school.21 responses
- of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.21 responses
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Free or Reduced Lunch
- of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.22 responses
- of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.22 responses
- of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.22 responses
- of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.30 responses
- of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.30 responses
- of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.30 responses
Clubs & Activities
Clubs & Activities
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Boys Athletic Participation
Expenses Per Student
- of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.35 responses
- of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.35 responses
- of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.35 responses
Farmington High School Reviews
First, there are many diverse types of clubs and organizations. Students can get involved in activities such as Model UN or Debate to improve their speaking abilities. There are also clubs that recognize sexual orientation such as Gay-Straight Alliance. Political clubs also exist such as Young Republicans or Young Democrats. There are also many community service opportunities through Interact- a club run by students to help the community. Of course, there are the sports that is cemented in high school spirit and pride. This is the easiest way to meet new people and make life long friends. Finally, student government is a popular club. Students who feel that they can give insight to administrators join this club to make a difference in the school and to improve any aspects that could be better. Go Indians!
It is a great school, with great academics and teachers. There are plenty of resources for every subject. There is a tutor for all five core classes during all periods and after school. They provide assistance and resources for those who are struggling or looking to do well on a test. The teachers are very helpful as well and teach engaging and fun lessons. The cafeteria provides many options for both breakfast and lunch that are delicious. The sports provide a great environment and a lot of fun. The only place for improvement would be the actual building, but it does not get in the way of the academics.
There is a lot that I feel like can change about my high school, but the most prominent change is changing from having every class everyday, to having a block schedule. Block schedules allow for longer periods of classes that allow students and teachers alike to utilize their time in the classroom more efficiently, and it prepares students for college as classes are not everyday in college and are for significantly longer periods of time than in my high school. To add on, I feel like your rank in my high school is solely dependent on how you perform in certain classes. It is clear that certain classes in my school have more funding and way better developed compared to other classes. For example, electives have no funding whatsoever whereas classes like math and science ge new technology everyday.