Joel Barlow High School

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Joel Barlow High School
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Redding, CT, United States
Type Public
School district Region 9 Public Schools
Principal Gina Pin
Grades 9-12
Enrollment 891
Color(s) Black and Gold
Mascot Falcons

Joel Barlow High School is a high school (grades 9-12) in Redding, Fairfield County, Connecticut. The school serves Redding and Easton students.

The school is the sole institution in the Region 9 School District of Connecticut, made up of the towns of Redding and Easton, which each have their own public school systems for education up to the eighth grade. The Board of Education acts as its own Board of Finance, and although it reports to the boards of finance in both towns, they have no control over the school budget. Each year a referendum is held on the school budget and must be passed by a majority of voters in the two towns.[1]

For the purpose of comparison with the achievement levels of similar schools, the state Department of Education classifies schools and communities in "District Reference Groups", defined as "districts whose students' families are similar in education, income, occupation and need, and that have roughly similar enrollment". Joel Barlow High School (Region 9) is one of eight school districts in District Reference Group A (others are Darien, Easton, New Canaan, Redding, Ridgefield, Westport, and Wilton).

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  1. ^ Caldwell, Maggie, "Region 9 budget: Redding sees 6.66% increase / Capital items will be dealt with separately", news article in The Redding Pilot, March 22, 2007, accessed March 28, 2007

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Coordinates: 41°17′56″N 73°20′39″W / 41.2988°N 73.3442°W / 41.2988; -73.3442