New London High School

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490 Jefferson Ave

New London, CT 06320

(860) 437-6400

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Grades: 9 - 12

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 959

Students Per Teacher: 13

Parent Reviews

9 Parent Reviews for New London High School

NLHS has dramatically improved and is the highest performing urban high school in CT. My child is being challenged and I'm extremely pleased with the competent and caring staff! There are so many opportunities for my son to earn College credit. ECSU, Mitchell College, name a few, all offer ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 11/10/13

The science and technology magnet school which is good. The teachers are nice and care about your future and education. The regular high school is not so great. Teachers there don't know how to teach and there "honors program" is not a challenge. Only come here if you like science and technology, that ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 03/03/12

Terrible school - Poor morale, teachers don't care; students act like thugs. fights every day; only care about athletic program.

Posted by a parent on 03/16/10

This 'school' is very poorly run. It is the victim of some very bad administrative appointments and suffers from very low morale. The teachers do try, but lack of resources, politics and nepotism interfere with everything.

Posted by a other on 05/07/09

The administrative staff is very helpful; teachers I didn't have the opportunity to met them, but my son is very pleased with the classes. the only thing I really don't feel comfortable with, is the students behavior, they're very rude and fights are on daily basis.

Posted by a parent on 10/07/08

I never felt challenged at the school. Every year there are some new rules that do not benefit anyone but just cause confusion and wasted time. Most of the focus is on the athletes. The athletic program gets new things and more money, more than needed. More money should be spent to making the programs ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 07/05/07

No communication. My sons physical form was misplaced.Th en his entire medical record was misplaced.Eventually found on the desk in a pile.I guess they never heard of the hepa law.If you are not a sport star you may get a uniform.The stars get better treatment. The youth officer has children in the school ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/01/07

Honors program: not challenging and not enough honors classes. Also average and a below average students aren't focused on. They are not the priority. Extracurricular activities are okay. Parent involvement: very low. It seems as though parents don't care about what there students are doing or not ...  Read more

Posted by a former student on 03/30/05

*Decent honors program, but overall lacks academic vigor. *Average extra-curricular activities. *Focused more on equality than achievement. *Excellent music program. *Average athletics program. *Decent administration. *Average staff.

Posted by a former student on 02/12/05

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Test scores for New London High School

CAPT* Test Scores

Grade Level: 10

Test Year: 2009
New London High School
New London School District
* In 2008-2009 Connecticut used the Connecticut Academic Performance Test (CAPT) to test students' skills in reading, writing, science and mathematics in grade 10. The CAPT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Connecticut.

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New London schools — New London High School is located at 490 Jefferson Ave, New London CT 06320. 490 Jefferson Ave is in the 06320 ZIP code in New London, CT The school district for New London High School is the New London School District. New London High School is a Public school that serves grade levels 9 - 12.
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