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B+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    B
  2. Diversity
    A
  3. Teachers
    B
  4. College Prep
    B+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    A
  6. Health & Safety
    B-
  7. Administration
    C
  8. Sports
    A+
  9. Food
    A-
  10. Resources & Facilities
    B+
Middletown High School is an above average, public school located in Middletown, CT. It has 1,202 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 13 to 1. According to state test scores, 26% of students are at least proficient in math and 55% in reading.
Address
200 Larosa Lane
Middletown, CT 06457
Telephone
(860) 704-4500

Middletown High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
55%
Percent Proficient - Math
26%
Average Graduation Rate
93%
Average SAT
1110
255 responses
Average ACT
26
29 responses
AP Enrollment
12%
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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
    B+
Area Feel
Suburban
Median Household Income
$63,828
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$1,062
National
$949
Median Home Value
$228,500
National
$184,700

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
B-
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
67%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.18 responses
Poll
61%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.18 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 70 responses
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  • Late arrival
    20%
  • High School Football Games
    14%
  • I enjoy most of the events and traditions
    14%
  • Early Dismissal
    9%
  • Project Graduation Party
    9%
  • Basketball Games
    7%
  • Drama club presentations
    6%

Students

Diversity
A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,202
Free or Reduced Lunch
44%
74%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.19 responses
58%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.19 responses
79%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.19 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
13:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$72,139
Teachers in First/Second Year
8%
60%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.42 responses
69%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.42 responses
62%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.42 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
A
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Average
Boys Athletic Participation
High
Expenses Per Student
$20,245/ year
National
$12,239
86%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.42 responses
24%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.42 responses
79%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.42 responses
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Middletown High School Reviews

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Middletown High School has been far more than a school for me in the past four years. It has been a second home, an adventure, and a place I have come to love. Middletown High School is a welcoming place that offers not only amazing opportunities through its myriad of classes but also through it wide selection of clubs and athletic teams. Beyond that, the fellow students I had the pleasure of attending this wonderful school were not only accepting but welcoming and always pushing each other to be our best. I can confidently say because of MHS that I am ready for college and I have no concerns about succeeding in school. I wish every teen could experience the intense pride and welcoming environment MHS has provided for me! While I am looking forward to graduation and the next exciting chapter that college will be in my life, I will always hold onto my Blue Dragon roots.
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Overall, I had a great experience at Middletown High, I was involved in various extracurricular activities and the people I met through these activities were amazing and helpful as I began the journey into high school up and till my senior year. The teachers are very caring and will go above and beyond the standard teacher duties. The one negative aspect of the school is the disciplinary measures, while our school is well maintained and there isn’t much chaos, I think he school could benefit from a better displinary plan.
Middletown High School is a very beautiful and diverse school. There are several opportunities presented, allowing students to excel in academics and with extracurriculars. With hard work and dedication, anyone can make it in Middletown High.