Daniel Hand High School



Daniel Hand High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Daniel Hand 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
9 314
10 311
11 311
12 319

Daniel Hand High School is a public high school of the Madison School District located in Madison, CT. It has 1,255 students in grades 9th through 12th. Daniel Hand High School is the 45th largest public high school in Connecticut and the 4,353rd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 12.6 to 1.

Total Students: 1,255
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 99.4

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Daniel Hand High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 641
(51%)
916
(50%)
 Male 614
(49%)
930
(50%)

Daniel Hand High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,157
(92%)
1,702
(92%)
 Asian 41
(3%)
62
(3%)
 Hispanic 22
(2%)
33
(2%)
 Two or More 22
(2%)
29
(2%)
 Black 10
(1%)
16
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(0%)
3
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

Daniel Hand High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,202
(96%)
1,764
(96%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 40
(3%)
55
(3%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 13
(1%)
27
(1%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Daniel Hand High School is ranked 191st out of 0 ranked schools in Connecticut, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Daniel Hand High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (4.2%) is lower than the state average of 33.6%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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.

Daniel Hand High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 910
2006 1210
2007 1238
2008 1230
2009 1264
2010 1290
2011 1257
2012 1255

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 11.6
2006 14.1
2007 12.6
2008 11.4
2009 13
2010 13.1
2011 12.7
2012 12.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.023076923076923
2006 0.018181818181818
2007 0.015347334410339
2008 0.020325203252033
2009 0.027689873417722
2010 0.034883720930233
2011 0.033412887828162
2012 0.042231075697211

Compare Daniel Hand High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,152.3% 11.5:1
 
1,260.0% 12.6:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 4.2%
 
State Average 33.6%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

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