Wilbur Cross High School



Wilbur Cross High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Wilbur Cross 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
9 475
10 412
11 249
12 212

Wilbur Cross High School is a public high school of the New Haven School District located in New Haven, CT. It has 1,348 students in grades 9th through 12th. Wilbur Cross High School is the 33rd largest public high school in Connecticut and the 3,904th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 11.2 to 1.

Total Students: 1,348
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 120.8

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Wilbur Cross High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 704
(52%)
2,798
(50%)
 Female 644
(48%)
2,826
(50%)

Wilbur Cross High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 674
(50%)
1,744
(31%)
 Black 473
(35%)
2,739
(49%)
 White 168
(12%)
965
(17%)
 Asian 27
(2%)
147
(3%)
 Two or More 6
(0%)
25
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
4
(0%)

Wilbur Cross High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,009
(75%)
3,757
(67%)
 Not Eligible 266
(20%)
1,348
(24%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 73
(5%)
519
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Wilbur Cross High School is ranked 8th out of 0 ranked schools in Connecticut, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Wilbur Cross High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (80.3%) is significantly higher than the state average of 33.6%. 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.

Wilbur Cross High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1385
2006 1797
2007 1795
2008 1662
2009 1620
2010 1284
2011 1238
2012 1348

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 11.9
2006 15.3
2007 12.8
2008 10.8
2009 11.7
2010 10.3
2011 10.5
2012 11.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.96317689530686
2006 0.8174735670562
2007 0.72367688022284
2008 0.70938628158845
2009 0.72222222222222
2010 0.81931464174455
2011 0.80533117932149
2012 0.8026706231454

Compare Wilbur Cross High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,120.0% 11.2:1
 
1,152.3% 11.5:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 33.6%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 80.3%
 

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