Branford High School



Branford High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Branford 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
9 212
10 213
11 239
12 250

Branford High School is a public high school of the Branford School District located in Branford, CT. It has 914 students in grades 9th through 12th. Branford High School is the 74th largest public high school in Connecticut and the 6,531st largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 10.8 to 1.

Total Students: 914
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 10.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 84.3

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Branford High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 467
(51%)
493
(52%)
 Female 447
(49%)
461
(48%)

Branford High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 720
(79%)
750
(79%)
 Hispanic 77
(8%)
83
(9%)
 Asian 71
(8%)
73
(8%)
 Black 23
(3%)
24
(3%)
 Two or More 21
(2%)
22
(2%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Branford High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 714
(78%)
739
(77%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 149
(16%)
161
(17%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 51
(6%)
54
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Branford High School is ranked 111th out of 321 ranked schools in Connecticut, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Branford High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (21.9%) is slightly lower than the state average of 35.5%. 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.

Branford High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 944
2006 1201
2007 1146
2008 1111
2009 1109
2010 1098
2011 1064
2012 1049
2013 1050
2014 961
2015 914

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 11.1
2006 13.8
2007 11.9
2008 11
2009 12.3
2010 11.9
2011 11.8
2012 11.1
2013 11.5
2014 11.3
2015 10.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.11334745762712
2006 0.090757701915071
2007 0.10558464223386
2008 0.14401440144014
2009 0.14427412082958
2010 0.14754098360656
2011 0.12781954887218
2012 0.1954242135367
2013 0.21333333333333
2014 0.21644120707596
2015 0.21881838074398

Compare Branford High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,080.0% 10.8:1
 
1,124.5% 11.2:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 21.9%
 
State Average 35.5%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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