Sound School Overview

2014 Academic Indicators
National Rank
Bronze
College Readiness Index
14.8
Math Proficiency
3.6
Reading Proficiency
3.4
Student/Teacher Ratio
9:1
  • 09–12 Grades
  • 337 Students
  • 39 Teachers

Sound School
60 SOUTH WATER ST
NEW HAVEN, CT 06519

Phone: (203) 946-6937

District: New Haven Public Schools

Overview

At Sound School, students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at Sound School is 26 percent. The student body makeup is 56 percent male and 44 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 32 percent. Sound School is 1 of 10 high schools in the New Haven Public Schools.

Rankings / Awards

This details how this school compares with others based on U.S. News ranking criteria.

Medal Awarded Bronze

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Students / Teachers

These counts and percentages of students and teachers are from data reported by schools to the government.

Total Enrollment 337
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 32%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 46%
Full-Time Teachers 39

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Test Scores

U.S. News calculates these values based on student performance on state exit exams and internationally available exams on college-level course work (AP®/IB exams).

Proficient in Reading 88%
Proficient in Math 88%
College Readiness Index 14.8

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Grades Served 09 – 12
Setting Mid-size City
Charter School No
Magnet School No
Receives Title I Funding No

District

This information relates to high schools run by this school's state operating agency. Many districts contain only one high school.

Total Schools 10
Total Students 5,123
Proficient in Reading (district average) 62%
Proficient in Math (district average) 55%
College Readiness (district average) 17.6

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International Baccalaureate (IB) data provided by International Baccalaureate of North America. Used with permission.

Nearby Schools

Sound School is 1 of 10 schools in the New Haven Public Schools.

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