2019 Annual Report



By Location

 

Archdiocese of Hartford

National

Urban:

8 or 18%

30%

Inner City:

2 or 4%

9%

Suburban:

35 or 78%

40%

Rural:

0

21%

 



By Enrollment Size

 

Archdiocese of Hartford

National

< 50:

0

6%

50 – 149:

14 or 31%

25%

150 – 299:

17 or 38%

38%

300 – 499:

12 or 27%

19%

500 – 749:

2 or 4%

8%

750 +:

0

4%

 


By Type

 

Archdiocese of Hartford

National

Parish:

28 or 62%

55%

Inter-Parish:

6 or 13%

12%

Diocesan:

4 or 9%

19%

Private:

7 or 16%

14%

 



By Grade

Elementary

6.728

Secondary

3,833

Total

10,561

   

Pre-K

1,130

Kindergarten

579

Grade 1

534

Grade 2

579

Grade 3

589

Grade 4

616

Grade 5

600

Grade 6

678

Grade 7

699

Grade 8

724

Grade 9

886

Grade 10

926

Grade 11

984

Grade 12

1037

 



Catholic vs. Non-Catholic

 

Archdiocese of Hartford

Northeast

National

Catholic:

7,494 or 71%

76.8%

76%

Non-Catholic:

2,075 or 20%

23.2%

19%

Unknown:

992 or 9%

N/A

5%

 


Racial Diversity

 

Archdiocese of Hartford

Northeast

National

White:

7,988 or 75%

76%

73%

Racial Diversity:

2,187 or 21%

21%

21%

Unknown:

386 or 4%

3%

6%

 


Hispanic Ethnicity

 

Archdiocese of Hartford

Northeast

National

Hispanic:

1,270 or 12%

10.7%

17.8%

Non-Hispanic:

5,782 or 88%

89.3%

82.2%

(Note: Federal standards mandate that race and ethnicity are separate and distinct concepts.  In the Archdiocese of Hartford, the ethnicity of school enrollment is 12% Hispanic and 88% non-Hispanic.)

 

Full Time/Part Time

 

Elementary

Secondary

Totals

Full-time:

419

248

667, 72%

Part-time:

233

26

259, 28%

Totals

652

274

926

 


Lay/Religious

 

Archdiocese of Hartford

National

Lay:

886 or 96%

97%

Religious/Clergy:

40 or 4%

3%

 


Student/Teacher Ratio

 

Archdiocese of Hartford

National

Overall

11 to 1

12 to 1

Elementary 

10 to 1

12 to 1

Secondary 

14 to 1

11 to 1

 


Catholic vs. Non-Catholic

 

Archdiocese of Hartford

Northeast

National

Catholic:

714 or 77%

78%

82%

Non-Catholic:

82 or 9%

12%

15%

Unknown:

130 or 14%

N/A

3%

 


Racial Diversity

 

Archdiocese of Hartford

National

White:

843 or 91%

88%

Racial Diversity:

43 or 5%

7%

Unknown:

40 or 4%

5%

 


Hispanic Ethnicity

 

Archdiocese of Hartford

National

Hispanic:

32 or 4%

9%

Non-Hispanic:

894 or 96%

91%

(Note: Federal standards mandate that race and ethnicity are separate and distinct concepts.  In the Archdiocese of Hartford, the ethnicity of the school staff is 4% Hispanic and 96% non-Hispanic.)

 



Class of 2019 SAT© Results:  Evidence-based Reading & Writing (ERW) & Math Mean Scores

In the Archdiocese of Hartford, 1,138 students from the class of 2019 took the SAT©.  The following scores reflect the last time a senior sat for the exam; not their highest scores.


 

College and Career Readiness (CCR) Benchmark

The CCR Benchmark is a measured benchmark SAT© score identified by College Boards that indicates a 75% chance a student will earn at least a C in the first semester of a credit-bearing college course. Students are considered college and career ready when their SAT© section scores minimally meet a 530 in math and a 480 in Evidence-based Reading and Writing.  The following chart represents the average CCR benchmark of a student graduating from a high school in the Archdiocese of Hartford in 2019.


The Iowa Assessment Spring 2019 Results:

The Iowa Assessment is a norm referenced standardized assessment designed and developed to measure student achievement and growth.  It is given to both public and non-public school students nation-wide. The following Iowa Assessment results represent data as national grade equivalencies (NGE).  A grade equivalent is a score that describes student achievement on a grade level scale. The NGE is a decimal number that describes academic performance in terms of grade level and month. The following chart represents results from the spring of 2019 of all students from grades three through seven in the areas of English Language Arts and Mathematics who attended an elementary/middle school in the Archdiocese of Hartford.


Graduation Rates

Archdiocese of Hartford:

100%

Catholic (National):

99.2%

Other Religious (National):

97.5%

Non-Sectarian (National):

93.9%

Public Schools (National):

84.1%

*CT (2017, CT Dept. of Ed):

88.3%

*Source of data: CT State Department of Education, 2017-18 Graduation Report
 


College Attendance

Archdiocese of Hartford

 

Pursuing further education/training
(colleges/military/training):

99%

Pursuing two-year and four-year colleges:

97%

Pursuing four-year colleges:

94%

 


4-Year College Attendance

Archdiocese of Hartford:

94%

Catholic (National):

86.5%

Other Religious (National):

63%

Non-Sectarian (National):

56.8%

Public Schools (National):

46%

 




 

2019 FINANCIAL RESOURCES

Percentage of schools providing some form of financial aid
 

100%

Total amount of Tuition Assistance from the Archbishop's Annual Appeal in 2019  
 

$700,000

Total amount of financial aid distributed by the high schools to secondary students in 2018-2019 (Archdiocesan and Private)
 

$16,002,654

Average cost of educating a child in Connecticut 
(Connecticut State Department of Education)
 

$17,438

Official Pre-K through Grade 12 Enrollment
 

10,561

Total savings to towns in the State for educating children and youth in the Archdiocese of Hartford
 

$184,162,718

Total Provided to Schools for Operations and Student Aid for 2018

$1,746,258

Based on the following:

 

 

Total Elementary Scholarships and Aid (includes Archbishop’s Annual Appeal)
 

$700,000

Total High School Scholarships and Aid
 

$600,000

2018 HOPES Collection utilized in 2019
 

$212,946

2018 High School Collection utilized in 2019
 

$233,312

 

 

 

$1,746,258

 

 


 

CATHOLIC SCHOOLS SAVINGS TO THE TOWNS IN THE ARCHDIOCESE OF HARTFORD:

$184,162,718

CATHOLIC SCHOOLS SAVINGS TO THE STATE OF CONNECTICUT:

$388,832,524

 

 

 



 

Archdiocese of Hartford

National

Average Elementary Tuition:

$4,747

$4,903

Cost to Educate, Elementary:

$7,216

$6,513

Tuition % of Elementary Cost to Educate:

66%

75.3%

 

 

 

Average Secondary Tuition:

$11,956

$10,864

Cost to Educate, Secondary:

$13,409

$14,825

Tuition % of Secondary Cost to Educate

89%

73.3%

 


 

Cost to Educate

Archdiocese of Hartford Per Pupil Cost (K-12):

$8,540

Connecticut Public School Average Cost to Educate:

$17,438

National Public School Average Cost to Educate:

$11,841

 

Source of national data:  The Annual Statistical Report on Schools, Enrollment, and Staffing, 2018 – 2019, National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA).
Source of Connecticut Cost to Educate:  2018-2019 Net Current Expenditures (NCE) Per Pupil (NCEP) Report, CT State Department of Education Bureau of Grants Management.

 



Through the Foundation for the Advancement of Catholic Schools (FACS), a total of $626,555 has been awarded for student scholarships in the 2019 – 2020 school year. A committed Board of twenty four Foundation Trustees has worked to raise funds each year to help students attending Catholic schools. You may learn more about FACS by visiting: https://facshartford.org/