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Housatonic Valley Regional High School
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  • Public
  • FALLS VILLAGE, CT

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Attention Prospective Parents and Students: We are receiving an unprecedented number of inquiries for school admissions. Please email Principal Ian Strever at istrever@hvrhs.org to inquire about the admissions process.

Report Card

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B+
  2. Diversity
    grade B
  3. Teachers
    grade B+
  4. College Prep
    grade B+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade B+
  6. Administration
    grade B minus
  7. Sports
    grade C
  8. Food
    grade A minus
  9. Resources & Facilities
    grade A minus

About

246 WARREN TURNPIKE RD
FALLS VILLAGE, CT 06031
About Housatonic Valley Regional High School...

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From Housatonic Valley Regional High School

The HVRHS community promotes personal and academic growth, as well as the independence of thought and spirit for all its members, within a culture of respect, responsibility, and safety. The core values that support this statement include a commitment to 21st-century academic expectations which encourage all members to grow to their potential, accept and respect different learning styles, solve problems and think analytically and communicate their ideas effectively.

Members of the school community are also expected to make ethical choices, demonstrate social and civic responsibility, and show pride and care for the school and its environment.

Housatonic Valley Regional High School serves Regional School District #1, which is composed of the towns of Kent, Sharon, Salisbury, North Canaan, Canaan (Falls Village), and Cornwall. The award-winning, historic school building houses approximately 500 students and is located on the banks of the picturesque Housatonic River.

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Housatonic Valley Regional High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
67%
Percent Proficient - Math
37%
Average Graduation Rate
95%
Average SAT
1160
133 responses
Average ACT
28
20 responses
AP Enrollment
26%

A Focus on Personal and Academic Growth

HVRHS offers 128 courses, thirteen AP and UConn courses and an AgriScience program. Our curriculum incorporates relevant contemporary issues with an approach to develop students who are prepared for wherever life leads them. The support of our towns also allows us to offer affordable international travel opportunities, as well as life-changing scholarships and awards to our graduating seniors.

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Living in the Area

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B minus
  2. Good for Families
    grade A minus
  3. Housing
    grade B minus
Median Household Income
$68,750
National
$64,994
Median Rent
$1,193
National
$1,096
Median Home Value
$386,800
National
$229,800

Culture & Safety

Poll
75%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 12 responses
Poll
50%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 12 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 30 responses
  • I always liked seeing the school plays
    27%
  • Homecoming, Prom, Turkey Olympics
    20%
  • Hockey games
    13%
  • The many, many snow days
    10%
  • Haunted House
    7%
  • Homecoming
    7%
  • Welcoming the Freshman on their first day
    7%

Students

Diversity
grade B
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
315
Free or Reduced Lunch
39%
60%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 15 responses
47%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 15 responses
73%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 15 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
8:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$78,062
Teachers in First/Second Year
3%
81%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 16 responses
69%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 16 responses
75%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 16 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade B+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Very Low
Expenses Per Student
$29,837 / year
National
$12,239
63%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 19 responses
42%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 19 responses
68%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 19 responses

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