Whitney High School East



Whitney High School East Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Whitney High School East Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 11
10 16
11 23
12 63

Whitney High School East is a public high school of the Area Cooperative Educational School District located in Hamden, CT. It has 113 students in grades 9th through 12th. Whitney High School East is the 217th largest public high school in Connecticut and the 19,951st largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 6.8 to 1.

Total Students: 113
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 6.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 16.5

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Whitney High School East Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 77
(68%)
305
(72%)
 Female 36
(32%)
118
(28%)

Whitney High School East Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 46
(41%)
166
(39%)
 Hispanic 34
(30%)
117
(28%)
 Black 31
(27%)
112
(26%)
 Two or More 1
(1%)
12
(3%)
 Asian 1
(1%)
14
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

Whitney High School East Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 77
(68%)
248
(59%)
 Not Eligible 33
(29%)
151
(36%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 3
(3%)
24
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Whitney High School East is ranked 173rd out of 321 ranked schools in Connecticut, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Whitney High School East students on free and reduced lunch assistance (70.8%) is significantly 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.

Whitney High School East Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2007 125
2008 N/A
2009 123
2010 128
2011 115
2012 114
2013 114
2014 113
2015 113

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2007 6.9
2008 N/A
2009 6.6
2010 6.2
2011 6.2
2012 5.8
2013 6.1
2014 7.3
2015 6.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2007 0.744
2008
2009 0.86991869918699
2010 0.8515625
2011 0.79130434782609
2012 0.78070175438596
2013 0.7719298245614
2014 0.70796460176991
2015 0.70796460176991

Compare Whitney High School East to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
680.0% 6.8:1
 
1,124.5% 11.2:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 35.5%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 70.8%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Whitney High School East
Hamden, CT
Public 09 - 12 113 6.8:1  
Hamden High School
Hamden, CT
Public 09 - 12 1,598 12.4:1 1 miles
Hamden Middle School
Hamden, CT
Public 07 - 08 816 10.4:1 1 miles
Whitney High School North
Hamden, CT
Public 09 - 12 95 5.9:1 1 miles
Whitney Hall School
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Private 02 - 12 57 5:1 2 miles
Sacred Heart Academy
Hamden, CT
Private 09 - 12 504 9:1 2 miles
Engineering - Science University Magnet School
Hamden, CT
Public 06 - 12 604 12.3:1 2 miles
Hamden Collaborative Learning Center
Hamden, CT
Public 07 - 12 73 7:1 2 miles
Cedarhurst School
Hamden, CT
Private 06 - 12 61 7:1 3 miles
North Haven High School
North Haven, CT
Public 09 - 12 1,000 12.2:1 3 miles
Hamden Hall Country Day School
Hamden, CT
Private PK - 12 585 8:1 3 miles
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