Overall
Niche Grade
Details
  • Grades
    9-12
  • Students
    1,284
  • Type
    Public
  • Reviews
    141 3.6
  • Ranking

Wilbur Cross High School is a public school in New Haven, Connecticut. It has 1,284 students in grades 9-12. According to state standards, 42% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 141 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

181 Mitchell Dr
New Haven, CT 06511
(203) 946-8728

Ratings and Reviews
3.6 from 141 reviews
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    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Teachers: The teachers are great, well some are.
    • High School Senior
    • 5
    Overall Experience: Sports, education and social students make this a very good school to go to.
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Health & Safety: Health and safety at Cross is excellent. Metal detectors are used as well as security checking bags in the morning.
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Administration & Policies: Dress code is very appropriate. Students follow rules most of the time.
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Teachers: Teachers at Wilbur Cross will stay after school even at late hours to help a student with work. They know what they're talking about and don't mind listening to student's ideas. They even ask students for advice.

Academics Read more about this school's academics

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Around Wilbur Cross High School

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Student Demographics Read more about this school's student culture and diversity

Enrollment

Enrollment
Grade 9 26.4%
Grade 10 21.0%
Grade 11 28.5%
Grade 12 24.1%

Educational Outcomes Read more about this school's educational outcomes

Student Opinions

If you could do it all over again, would you still want to go to this school?     Based on 15 responses

  • 73% Yes
  • 13% Not sure.
  • 13% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 11 responses

  • 75% Teachers want to see students achieve
  • 25% ThePrincipal is boosting the school to new heights

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 10 responses

  • 64% Overcrowded
  • 27% Some of the rules created. Treated like babies.
  • 9% Feels like high school

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 12 responses

  • 92% Student body is very diverse
  • 8% We all know our graduating classmate names.

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 10 responses

  • 70% Busy
  • 30% Motivated

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 11 responses

  • 82% Be yourself
  • 18% Seek the most information needed before the start

How strongly do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements regarding parent involvement at this school?     Based on 8 responses

Strongly disagree
Strongly agree
  • Most parents at this school put too much pressure on their kids
  • Most parents at this school are very involved in their child's education
  • The PTA/PTO (i.e. parent groups) are very committed and have a positive impact on the school environment
  • Most parents at this school care about the success of all students, not just their own
  • Parental support/attendance is very high for school athletic events
  • Parental support/attendance is very high for non-athletic school events
  • The parents at this school have a very positive impact on the school's environment and culture
  • The parents at this school respect the opinions and judgements of teachers and administrators
  • Most parents at this school are really great parents.

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 8 responses

  • 0% I love everything about this school.
  • 88% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 12% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 0% I hate everything about this school.