Danbury High School



Danbury High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Danbury 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
9 861
10 701
11 695
12 684

Danbury High School is a public high school of the Danbury School District located in Danbury, CT. It has 2,941 students in grades 9th through 12th. Danbury High School is the 1st largest public high school in Connecticut and the 295th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.7 to 1.

Total Students: 2,941
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 187.3

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Danbury High School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 1,534
(52%)
1,588
(52%)
 Female 1,407
(48%)
1,447
(48%)

Danbury High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,209
(41%)
1,237
(41%)
 Hispanic 1,190
(40%)
1,233
(41%)
 Black 279
(9%)
297
(10%)
 Asian 196
(7%)
199
(7%)
 Two or More 63
(2%)
65
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
2
(0%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
2
(0%)

Danbury High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,583
(54%)
1,596
(53%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,059
(36%)
1,127
(37%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 299
(10%)
312
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Danbury High School is ranked 3rd out of 321 ranked schools in Connecticut, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Danbury High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (46.2%) is slightly higher than the state average of 35.5%. 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.

Danbury High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 2274
2006 2881
2007 2835
2008 2839
2009 2854
2010 2898
2011 2889
2012 2887
2013 2878
2014 2885
2015 2941

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.1
2006 17.6
2007 15.2
2008 14.3
2009 16.4
2010 16.6
2011 16.6
2012 15.6
2013 15.7
2014 15.7
2015 15.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.33025505716799
2006 0.20166608816383
2007 0.25502645502646
2008 0.22050017611835
2009 0.2344078486335
2010 0.38371290545204
2011 0.43752163378332
2012 0.44163491513682
2013 0.41209173036831
2014 0.47071057192374
2015 0.46174770486229

Compare Danbury High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,124.5% 11.2:1
 
1,570.0% 15.7:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 35.5%
 
This School 46.2%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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