Stamford High School



Stamford High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Stamford 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
9 522
10 480
11 482
12 468

Stamford High School is a public high school of the Stamford School District located in Stamford, CT. It has 1,952 students in grades 9th through 12th. Stamford High School is the 10th largest public high school in Connecticut and the 1,593rd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.8 to 1.

Total Students: 1,952
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 123.4

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Stamford High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 1,026
(53%)
2,488
(52%)
 Female 926
(47%)
2,278
(48%)

Stamford High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 675
(35%)
1,768
(37%)
 Hispanic 620
(32%)
1,572
(33%)
 Black 559
(29%)
1,100
(23%)
 Asian 90
(5%)
308
(6%)
 Two or More 8
(0%)
18
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Stamford High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 958
(49%)
2,560
(54%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 801
(41%)
1,790
(38%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 193
(10%)
416
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Stamford High School is ranked 11th out of 0 ranked schools in Connecticut, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Stamford High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (50.9%) is 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.

Stamford High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1565
2006 1830
2007 1795
2008 1662
2009 1733
2010 1812
2011 1862
2012 1952

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12
2006 14.2
2007 12.9
2008 12.2
2009 14.7
2010 14.9
2011 15
2012 15.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.5111821086262
2006 0.31530054644809
2007 0.37325905292479
2008 0.40613718411552
2009 0.40738603577611
2010 0.47626931567329
2011 0.49462943071966
2012 0.50922131147541

Compare Stamford High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,152.3% 11.5:1
 
1,580.0% 15.8:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 33.6%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 50.9%
 

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