Connecticut

Secondary CTE Enrollment

Public High Schools
186
Public High School Enrollment
158,424
High School CTE Concentrators
72,757
Total Secondary CTE Enrollment
114,541
Secondary CTE Enrollment by Race
Secondary CTE Enrollment by Gender

Postsecondary CTE Enrollment

Public Community Colleges
15
Public Community Colleges Enrollment (full & part-time)
67,452
Postsecondary CTE Concentrators
28,443
Total Postsecondary CTE Enrollment
41,842
Postsecondary CTE Enrollment by Race
Postsecondary CTE Enrollment by Gender

Technical Centers

Area Technical Centers
3

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Fast Facts

CTE Secondary Concentrators
  • Graduation Rate
  • Go on to Postsecondary Education
CTE Postsecondary Concentrators
  • Earn a Postsecondary Credential, Certificate, or Diploma
  • Placed in Employment, Military Service or Apprenticeships Within Six Months
Associates Degrees & Certificates
12,706
Associate Degrees and Certificates Awarded
24.6%
of All Degrees and Certificates Awarded Statewide

State CTE Director

Kyllie Freeman
State CTE Director
Connecticut State Department of Education
450 Columbus Avenue
Hartford, CT 6103

Resources

Perkins Data

Perkins Eligible Agency
Connecticut State Department of Education
Funding for FY22
FY22
$11,797,221
Percentage of Funding Directed to:
Secondary
Postsecondary
Combined State Plan with Perkins and WIOA
No
Ways the Secondary CTE, Postsecondary CTE and Workforce Systems Collaborate
  • Sharing labor market information
  • Shared definitions of “high skill, high-wage, in-demand”
  • Braiding funding
Percent of Leadership Funds the State Set Aside for State Correctional Institution
0.68%
Amount of Leadership Funds the State Set Aside to Prepare Students for Non-Traditional Careers
$60,000
Middle Grades That are Eligible for Perkins V Funding
6 - 8
Secondary Program Quality Indicator(s)
Work-based Learning

Postsecondary Goals

Statewide Postsecondary Attainment Goal
70% Attainment by 2025
Statewide Postsecondary Attainment Progress
57.1%

ESSA Metrics

ESSA School Quality and Student Success Indicators

Connecticut’s accountability system includes three separate measures of postsecondary and career preparation.

  • The Preparation for Postsecondary and Career Readiness Coursework indicator is weighted at 3.7 percent and includes participation in CTE courses and workforce experience, among other activities.
  • The Preparation for Postsecondary and Career Readiness Exams indicator is weighted at 3.7 percent and includes performance on SAT, ACT, AP and IB exams.
  • The Postsecondary Entrance indicator is weighted at 7.4 percent and measures the percentage of graduates enrolling in a two-year or four-year institution of higher education one year after graduation.