Darien High School



Darien High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Darien 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
9 339
10 350
11 330
12 337

Darien High School is a public high school of the Darien School District located in Darien, CT. It has 1,356 students in grades 9th through 12th. Darien High School is the 29th largest public high school in Connecticut and the 3,985th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 11.2 to 1.

Total Students: 1,356
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 121.52

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Darien High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 700
(52%)
700
(52%)
 Female 656
(48%)
656
(48%)

Darien High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,216
(90%)
1,216
(90%)
 Hispanic 63
(5%)
63
(5%)
 Asian 57
(4%)
57
(4%)
 Black 13
(1%)
13
(1%)
 Two or More 6
(0%)
6
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Darien High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,335
(98%)
1,335
(98%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 14
(1%)
14
(1%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 7
(1%)
7
(1%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Darien High School is ranked 244th out of 321 ranked schools in Connecticut, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Darien High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (1.5%) is significantly 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.

Darien High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 746
2006 1132
2007 1180
2008 1236
2009 1265
2010 1313
2011 1315
2012 1329
2013 1354
2014 1365
2015 1356

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 8.7
2006 12.5
2007 10.9
2008 10
2009 11
2010 11
2011 11.2
2012 11.2
2013 11.8
2014 11.9
2015 11.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 N/A
2006 0.039752650176678
2007 0.033898305084746
2008 0.036407766990291
2009 0.015810276679842
2010 0.015232292460015
2011
2012 N/A
2013 0.0073855243722304
2014 0.015384615384615
2015 0.015486725663717

Compare Darien High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,120.0% 11.2:1
 
1,124.5% 11.2:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 1.5%
 
State Average 35.5%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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