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Rocky Hill High School
Principal: Mario J. Almeida Email Principal Icon
Grade Level: 9-12
School Type: High
Address:
50 Chapin Ave
Rocky Hill, CT  06067
Phone: 860.258.7721
Fax: 860.258.7735

Rocky Hill High School was constructed in 1980 with a rated capacity of 825. The population is approximately 750 students.

The school is a grade 9-12 comprehensive institution offering a wide variety of educational, co-curricular, and extracurricular programs. One hundred seventy (170) courses are identified by their degree of difficulty and designated as advanced placement, honors, academic or general. The curriculum is organized by departments, and is supported by a large media center, a guidance department, and special education and health services programs. Students are required to achieve 22 units of credit for graduation, 18 of which are mandated and 4 are elected. Classes average 23 students per section. More than 80 percent of the professional staff hold advanced degrees and 30 percent are trained as mentors, assessors, or cooperating teachers.

Approximately 70 percent of the graduates of Rocky Hill High School attend four-year colleges, 17 percent attend two-year colleges, 7 percent enter the work force, 4% attend other schools, and 2% enlist in the military.

Facilities
The school's facilities include an interdisciplinary computer lab, a Technology Education computer lab, two Business computer labs, two Art computer labs, an auditorium, a gymnasium, and a swimming pool.

Athletics and Club Activities
The school offers an interscholastic athletic program for boys and girls involving 23 varsity sports, 11 junior varsity sports and 4 freshman sports teams during the Fall, Winter, and Spring seasons. A variety of clubs and student activities are also offered on a voluntary basis.

Grading and Testing
The school uses a numeric grading system and a weighted class ranking. The passing grade in a course is 60 percent, the college recommending grade is 75 percent, the average required to achieve academic honors is 85 percent, and the average required to achieve high academic honors is 90 percent.

Formal and informal testing programs constantly measure student ability, aptitude, achievement, and specific skills. The Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) scores have been at or above the state average for many years, with approximately 90 percent of the students taking the test. The Connecticut Academic Performance Test (CAPT) is given yearly to grade ten students and our students continue to score well and to trend upward each year.


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761 Old Main Street Suite 231 | Rocky Hill, CT 06067 | P: 860-258-7705 F: 860-258-7701
District Seal Rocky Hill Public Schools Notice of Non-Discrimination

The Rocky Hill Board of Education prohibits discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, religious creed, age, marital status, military or veteran’s status, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation and past or present learning disability, physical disability or mental disorder.  The Rocky Hill Board of Education provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups.  The Rocky Hill Board of Education guarantees compliance under Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Educational Amendments Acts of 1973, section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the American with Disabilities Act of 1991 and Connecticut General Statutes 46a-60.

The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:

Amy Stevenson
Director of Special Education and Pupil Personnel Services
761 Old Main St.
Rocky Hill, CT 06067
860-258-7705

For further information on non-discrimination, visit: http://www.hhs.gov/ocr/office/about/rgn-hqaddresses.html
for the address and phone number of the office that serves your area, or call 1-800-421-3481.

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