Brien Mcmahon High School



Brien Mcmahon High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Brien Mcmahon 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
9 444
10 443
11 405
12 365

Brien Mcmahon High School is a public high school of the Norwalk School District located in Norwalk, CT. It has 1,657 students in grades 9th through 12th. Brien Mcmahon High School is the 16th largest public high school in Connecticut and the 2,621st largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 13.8 to 1.

Total Students: 1,657
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 119.8

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Brien Mcmahon High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 862
(52%)
1,650
(51%)
 Male 795
(48%)
1,598
(49%)

Brien Mcmahon High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 606
(37%)
1,098
(34%)
 White 530
(32%)
1,217
(37%)
 Black 424
(26%)
767
(24%)
 Asian 88
(5%)
147
(5%)
 Two or More 7
(0%)
15
(0%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
3
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

Brien Mcmahon High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 921
(56%)
1,896
(58%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 596
(36%)
1,090
(34%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 140
(8%)
262
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Brien Mcmahon High School is ranked 19th out of 0 ranked schools in Connecticut, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Brien Mcmahon High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (44.4%) 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.

Brien Mcmahon High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1187
2006 1571
2007 1661
2008 1708
2009 1694
2010 1695
2011 1731
2012 1657

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.3
2006 16.8
2007 15
2008 13.5
2009 14.7
2010 14.7
2011 14.1
2012 13.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.30749789385004
2006 0.18014003819223
2007 0.2414208308248
2008 0.24297423887588
2009 0.35537190082645
2010 0.40825958702065
2011 0.42403235124206
2012 0.44417622208811

Compare Brien Mcmahon High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,152.3% 11.5:1
 
1,380.0% 13.8:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 33.6%
 
This School 44.4%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

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