Hamden High School



Hamden High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Hamden High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 458
10 463
11 465
12 416

Hamden High School is a public high school of the Hamden School District located in Hamden, CT. It has 1,802 students in grades 9th through 12th. Hamden High School is the 12th largest public high school in Connecticut and the 2,072nd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 12.1 to 1.

Total Students: 1,802
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 149.07

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Hamden High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 931
(52%)
1,411
(52%)
 Female 871
(48%)
1,291
(48%)

Hamden High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 758
(42%)
1,160
(43%)
 Black 643
(36%)
927
(34%)
 Hispanic 277
(15%)
413
(15%)
 Asian 95
(5%)
156
(6%)
 Two or More 27
(1%)
44
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)

Hamden High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,136
(63%)
1,661
(61%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 497
(28%)
789
(29%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 169
(9%)
252
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Hamden High School is ranked 22nd out of 0 ranked schools in Connecticut, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Hamden High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (37.0%) is slightly higher than the state average of 33.6%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Hamden High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1800
2006 2179
2007 2193
2008 2113
2009 1973
2010 1934
2011 1851
2012 1802

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.6
2006 16.5
2007 15.1
2008 13.2
2009 13
2010 12.6
2011 12.3
2012 12.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.20388888888889
2006 0.20238641578706
2007 0.1139990880073
2008 0.25508755324184
2009 0.21692853522554
2010 0.3335056876939
2011 0.35440302539168
2012 0.36958934517203

Compare Hamden High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,152.3% 11.5:1
 
1,210.0% 12.1:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 33.6%
 
This School 37.0%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

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Public 09 - 12 1,802 12.1:1  
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