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James Hillhouse High School is a public school in New Haven, CT. It has 963 students in grades 9-12. Students score below average on state standardized tests. There have been 77 reviews written and they have been mixed.

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On Resources & Facilities: councilors need to be around more

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On Teachers: my teachers are good in what they do

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On Health & Safety: more than half participate in bad activities

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On Sports & Fitness: Hillhouse has a pretty good team

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On Food: It can be better with more options. and be more fresh.

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James Hillhouse High School is a public school in New Haven, CT. It has 963 students in grades 9-12. Students score below average on state standardized tests. There have been 77 reviews written and they have been mixed.

🔖 About the Academics See more in Academics ...

Graduation Rate

51%

Test Performance

3
James Hillhouse High School performed better than 3% of other schools on Connecticut math and reading standardized tests.

Average standardized
test results

SAT:
1460

Based on 24 students surveyed
Math
470
Verbal
500
Writing
490

ACT:
18

Based on 10 students surveyed
Math
19
English
17
All test result data aggregated from users of colleges.niche.com

🏦 Where Students Go See more in Educational Outcomes ...

Student Polls

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 6 responses

If you could do it all over again, would you still want to go to this school?     Based on 7 responses

  • 43% Yes
  • 29% Not sure.
  • 29% No

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 6 responses

  • 67% Don't let the surrounding effect your experience.
  • 33% Be ready for an unorganized ride

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 5 responses

  • 100% This school is mainly known for sports, basketball

About the Students More in Student Culture & Diversity ...

Gender Diversity

Male
50.8%
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Female
49.2%
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Racial Diversity

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African American
77.4%
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Hispanic
19.3%
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White
2.6%
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Asian
0.4%
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Native American
0.3%
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Pacific Islander
0%
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Multiracial
0%