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C
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    C
  2. Diversity
    A
  3. Teachers
    C-
  4. College Prep
    C
  5. Clubs & Activities
    C-
  6. Health & Safety
    C+
  7. Administration
    D-
  8. Sports
    B-
  9. Food
    C-
  10. Resources & Facilities
    C-
Platt Technical High School is a public school located in Milford, CT. It has 811 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 12 to 1. According to state test scores, 17% of students are at least proficient in math and 52% in reading.
Address
600 Orange Ave.
Milford, CT 06461
Telephone
(203) 783-5300

Platt Technical High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
52%
Percent Proficient - Math
17%
Average Graduation Rate
95%
Average SAT
980
98 responses
Average ACT
AP Enrollment
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Living in the Area
B+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Crime & Safety
    NG
  2. Diversity
    B+
  3. Cost of Living
    C-
  4. Good for Families
    B+
Area Feel
Suburban
Median Household Income
$81,971
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$1,462
National
$949
Median Home Value
$305,100
National
$184,700

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
C+
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
83%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.12 responses
Poll
67%
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 42 responses
Report
  • Clash of the Classes
    26%
  • Prom
    24%
  • Homecoming dance
    12%
  • Pep rally
    12%
  • Car Show
    10%
  • Class of the Classes
    10%
  • Chilli Cook Off
    2%

Students

Diversity
A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
811
Free or Reduced Lunch
33%
86%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.14 responses
77%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.13 responses
43%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.14 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
12:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
Teachers in First/Second Year
17.6%
76%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.25 responses
64%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.25 responses
76%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.25 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
C-
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
High
Boys Athletic Participation
Average
Expenses Per Student
National
$12,239
52%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.25 responses
28%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.25 responses
44%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.25 responses
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Platt is a great school if you are really interested in a trade. For example you can go into Automatic, Electrical, or Carpentry. There are many choices you can choose from and all the instructors are very polite and friendly. Teachers for acedemics are also great and teach very well. The staff is very polite and there is always help if you need it. Safety is always number one because they want their students to feel safe and not injure themselves. There are so many activities you can join to get involved in the school and make new friends. Overall I do recommend going to this school.
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What was great about attending Platt Tech for four years was the school environment. Everything from the staff that reminds you of your own family members, to interesting classes and trades that can please many different people. If I could change Platt Tech for the better I would remove all electronic based learning programs, such as Aleks, and I would make sure the school had a secure staff. Towards the end of my third year and all of my forth year more than half the teachers I had since my first day all transferred to other schools. Overall Platt Tech was a great experience.
My experience at Platt Technical High School was decent. The main reason I went to Platt because it was a technical school. Honestly, I think everyone should go to a technical school because it helps you test out different career paths & see what's right for you. I study architecture while I was there, coming in as a freshman I said to myself I want to go to college & become architect. As I went through that shop I realized at the mid-way into my junior year that it was not for me. I glad I had the exposure because it save me time in college. However, what I did not like about Platt was the inconsistency. My fours years there they changed the principle each year expect my senior. Also the assistant principal changed each year as well. I left like teacher & faculty were coming in & out of the school. Another thing I did not like was how they weren't prepared or had a plan when a shop teacher left.