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Strength in Diversity

Naugatuck Public Schools is proud of our diverse student population. Our mission is to empower a community of Responsible Citizens who engage in solving problems in their community. Our goal is for each and every learner in our schools to feel a deep sense of belonging and responsibility to contribute positively to their community. We honor and celebrate diversity, demonstrate civic literacy, and act with empathy and kindness. Our leaders, teachers and students engage in learning every day that fosters these characteristics.

At a glance

Enrollment: 4,281
Per Pupil Expenditures: $15,679
Total Expenditures: $70,568,973
4-year Graduation All Students (2016 Cohort) 85.2%
6-year Graduation - High Needs Students (2014) 79.7%
Postsecondary Entrance (Class of 2016) 62.2%

Student Population Race / Ethnicity

Race / Ethnicity pie chart

Race / Ethnicity Percent of student population



Black or African American 


Hispanic or Latino  


Two or More  




Chronic Absenteeism 

We have been reducing chronic absenteeism for all students over the last five years.
Chronic Absenteeism
Percent of Students Chronically Absent
  2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17
High Needs 18.5 18.6 15.6 15.7 15.6
Non-High Needs 9 7.8 5 5.6 5.9
  • High Needs includes students on free and reduced lunch, English language learners, and students with disabilities.
  • A student is chronically absent if he/she misses ten percent or greater of the total number of days enrolled in the school year for any reason. Pre-Kindergarten students are excluded from this calculation.
  2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17
In-School Suspension 383 512 519 432 522
Out-of-School Suspension 351 367 293 262 245
Over the last five years, the total number of suspensions has gone down and in-school suspensions have become more common than out-of-school suspensions.
Teachers and Instructors: 291
Paraprofessional Instructional Assistants: 100.5
Administrators: 21
Library / Media: 7
Instructional Coaches, and Specialists: 9
Counselors, Social Workers and School Psychologists: 34
School Nurses 15
Other Staff Providing Non-Instructional Services/Support 94.5