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2017-2018 Profile Overview

Stratford High School
45 North Parade
Stratford, Connecticut 06615
Office (203) 385-4230 Fax (203) 381-2021
Guidance (203) 385-4235 Fax (203) 381-6987


Administration

Jack Dellapiano, Principal
Heather Borges, Assistant Principal
Joseph Crapanzano, Assistant Principal
Anthony DeAngelo, Assistant Principal


Community

The town of Stratford, population 50,000, is both a residential and diversified industrial community with a broad range of economic groups. Stratford is located east of Bridgeport, CT in Fairfield County, 55 miles from New York City, 5 miles south of the Merritt Parkway, exit 51 and 1/2 miles north of the Connecticut Turnpike, I95 exit 32.


School

  • A four-year comprehensive high school.
  • Enrollment: 1024
  • Faculty: 75
  • Average class size: 32
  • Class periods: 7 periods per day, 45 minutes each, 5 times a week, 40 weeks per year
  • Laboratory sciences: Chemistry and Physics have two 88 minute lab periods weekly. Biology is five periods weekly which includes lab work.
  • School CEEB code: 070755

Accredited

New England Association of Schools and Colleges and the Connecticut State Department of Education.


Marking System

Superior
Above Average
Average
Passing
Failing

A+ 97 - 100
B+ 87 - 89
C+ 77 - 79
D+ 67 - 69
F 50 - 64

A 93 - 96
B 83 - 86
C 73 - 76
D 65 - 66

A- 90 - 92
B- 80 - 82
C- 70 - 72

WP
WF
E

Withdrawn Pass
Withdrawn Fail
Excused

S
U
I

Satisfactory
Unsatisfactory
Incomplete

First Honors 89.5 average Second Honors 85.5 average


School Counselors

Amy Connelly, Dawn Didonato, Katie Lynn, Patricia Morrissey, Betsy Murphy

Post-Graduate, Class of

2015

2016

2017

Four-year college

44%

50%

56%

Two-year college

38%

33%

30%

College Bound Total

82%

83%

86%

Military

3%

5%

3%

Trade School

10%

5%

3%

Work/undecided

5%

7%

8%


Ability Grouping

Students are grouped by levels in English, mathematics, social studies and science courses as follows:

  • Advanced Placement: Indicates that the subject may prepare students for CEEB Advanced Placement examination and credit.
  • Honors: Indicates exceptional ability. Students are selected on basis of ability and previous achievement. Subjects emphasize research, independent projects and in-depth study.
  • Level 1: Indicates strong evidence of high ability and achievement.
  • Level 2: Indicates average ability and/or achievement.
  • Grade Point Average and Class Rank
    Stratford High school uses a quality Point Ratio to weigh student grades. This allows the class rank to be reflective of course difficulty as well as student grades. The Grade Point Average (GPA) listed on the student transcript is based on a non-weighted scale of 4.3 to zero. Valedictorian and salutatorian status is determined by seven semesters of accumulated grades.

Graduation Requirements

21 units earned for grades 9-12.
Must include a minimum program of:

  • 4 units of English
  • 2 units of Science
  • 3 units of Mathematics
  • 3 units of Social Studies
  • .5 unit of Personal Finance (starting with Class of 2019)
  • 1 units of Art or Career & Tech Ed
  • 1.5 units of Health and Physical Education
  • 6 units of Electives

In addition to completing the above requirements students must satisfactory achieve the district CAPT performance standard.


Colleges and Universities to which students were accepted, 2017-2018

Albertus Magnus

Emerson CollegeLincoln TechSacred Heart University
Alleghany CollegeEvangel UniversityLoyola UniversitySan Diego State University
American International CollegeFelician UniversityManchester Community CollegeSanta Barbara State College
American UniversityFlorida Keys Community CollegeMercy CollegeSavannah College of Art & Design
Bentley UniversityFlorida Southern CollegeMerrimack CollegeSouthern CT State University
Boston CollegeFlorida State UniversityMilford AcademySpringfield College
Boston UniversityFranklin PierceMitchell CollegeSt. John Fisher College
Central CT State UniversityGateway Community CollegeNortheastern UniversitySt. Johns University
Clark Atlanta UniversityHartford Art SchoolNorwalk Community CollegeSyracuse University
College of Mount Saint VincentHarvard UniversityPalm Beach Atlantic UniversityUniversity of Bridgeport
Dartmouth UniversityHousatonic Community CollegePaul Mitchell CollegeUConn
Dean CollegeIona CollegePlymouth State UniversityUMass-Amherst
Drexel UniversityJohnson and Wales UniversityPost UniversityUniversity of New Haven
East Carolina UniversityKeiser UniversityPrinceton UniversityUniversity of Rhode Island
Eastern CT State UniversityLehigh UniversityRider UniversityUniversity of Vermont
Western Ct State University

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