Cheshire High School



Cheshire High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Cheshire 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
9 377
10 393
11 378
12 366

Cheshire High School is a public high school of the Cheshire School District located in Cheshire, CT. It has 1,514 students in grades 9th through 12th. Cheshire High School is the 25th largest public high school in Connecticut and the 3,136th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 14.6 to 1.

Total Students: 1,514
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 103.98

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Cheshire High School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 768
(51%)
1,190
(52%)
 Female 746
(49%)
1,106
(48%)

Cheshire High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,326
(88%)
1,988
(87%)
 Asian 116
(8%)
192
(8%)
 Hispanic 44
(3%)
69
(3%)
 Black 27
(2%)
44
(2%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Cheshire High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,417
(94%)
2,127
(93%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 72
(5%)
127
(6%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 25
(2%)
42
(2%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Cheshire High School is ranked 153rd out of 0 ranked schools in Connecticut, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Cheshire High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (6.4%) 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.

Cheshire High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1273
2006 1639
2007 1612
2008 1579
2009 1549
2010 1516
2011 1549
2012 1514

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.1
2006 16.7
2007 14.7
2008 13
2009 14.6
2010 14.5
2011 14.9
2012 14.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.030636292223095
2006 0.029286150091519
2007 0.025434243176179
2008 0.04939835338822
2009 0.056165267914784
2010 0.061345646437995
2011 0.066494512588767
2012 0.064068692206077

Compare Cheshire High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,152.3% 11.5:1
 
1,460.0% 14.6:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 6.4%
 
State Average 33.6%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

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Public 09 - 12 1,514 14.6:1  
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Data on U.S. Public High Schools & Private High Schools

Data provided by the National Center for Education Statistics. The data displayed is compiled from the most recent sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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