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

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Orville H. Platt High School is a public school located in Meriden, CT. It has 931 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 12 to 1. According to state test scores, 10% of students are at least proficient in math and 42% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
42%
Percent Proficient - Math
10%
Average Graduation Rate
82%
Average SAT
1070
154 responses
Average ACT
23
12 responses
AP Enrollment
22%

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Living in the Area

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B minus
  2. Good for Families
    grade B minus
  3. Housing
    grade C
Median Household Income
$58,843
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,027
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$171,900
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade B minus
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
100%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 10 responses
Poll
70%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 10 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 23 responses
  • 100 nights
    26%
  • Prom
    22%
  • Rivalry games
    17%
  • Football games to watch the band
    9%
  • Homecoming
    9%
  • Pep rallies
    9%
  • Spirit Week
    9%

Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
931
Free or Reduced Lunch
79%
89%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 9 responses
89%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 9 responses
100%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 9 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
12:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$68,847
Teachers in First/Second Year
8.3%
80%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 15 responses
87%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 15 responses
80%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 15 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade B
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Average
Boys Athletic Participation
High
Expenses Per Student
$22,011 / year
National
$12,239
94%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 16 responses
56%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 16 responses
69%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 16 responses

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