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Stratford High School
45 N Parade
Stratford, CT 06615
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tel: 203.385.4230
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2013-14 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

Joseph Corso Jr., Principal
Michael Hults, 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: 1050
  • Faculty: 85
  • 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.
  • Advanced Placement:  Chemistry, Physics and Biology have three 84 minute lab periods weekly.  Anatomy & Physiology has one 84 minute lab period weekly.
  • 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Withdrawn Pass
Withdrawn Fail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

Kathryn Mascia, Head Counselor

Thomas Colucci, Counselor               Amy Connelly, Counselor            Patricia Morrissey, Counselor              Alyce Borgersen, Counselor

Post-Graduate, Class of    

2011

2012

2013

Four-year college 

42%

44%

42%

Two-year college

44%

40%

38%

College Bound Total

86%

84%

80%

Military

3%

3%

4%

Trade School

7%

4%

7%

Work/undecided

4%

9%

9%

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
  • 1 units of art or vocational education
  • 2.1 units of health and physical education.

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

Colleges and Universities to which students were accepted, 2012-2013

Adelphia University

CW Post Long Island

Montserrat

Skidmore College

Albertus Magnus

Dean College

Muhlenberg College

Southern CT State Univ

American Int'l College

Drexel University

New England College

Springfield College

Art Institute of Tampa

Eastern CT SU

Newbury College

St Anselm College

Assumption College

Fairfield Univ

Nichols College

St Bonaventure Univ

Barry University

FIT

Northeastern Univ

St Johns Univ

Bay Path College

Florida Atlantic

Norwich Univ

Stevens Inst of Tech

Becker College

Hofstra Univ

Pace University

Suffolk Univ

Bemiuji State University

Husson Univ

Penn State Univ

Syracuse Univ

Berkeley College

Jacksonville Univ

Philippines

UConn

Bryant University

Johnson Wales Univ

Post University

UMass Dartmouth

Bucknel University

Liberty Univ

Quinnipiac Univ

UMass-Amherst

Central CT State Univ

Long Island Univ

Rowan Univ

Univ of Louisiana

College of the Holy Cross

Marist College

Sacred Heart Univ

Univ New Haven

Cornell University

Mitchell College

Seton Hall

Univ S. Maine