Stamford High School



Stamford High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Stamford 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
9 409
10 408
11 456
12 446

Stamford High School is a public high school of the Stamford School District located in Stamford, CT. It has 1,719 students in grades 9th through 12th. Stamford High School is the 10th largest public high school in Connecticut and the 2,488th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 13.4 to 1.

Total Students: 1,719
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 128.7

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Stamford High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 879
(51%)
2,365
(51%)
 Female 840
(49%)
2,237
(49%)

Stamford High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 628
(37%)
1,717
(37%)
 White 552
(32%)
1,607
(35%)
 Black 455
(26%)
960
(21%)
 Asian 70
(4%)
277
(6%)
 Two or More 14
(1%)
38
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
3
(0%)

Stamford High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 825
(48%)
1,942
(42%)
 Not Eligible 715
(42%)
2,262
(49%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 179
(10%)
398
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Stamford High School is ranked 8th out of 321 ranked schools in Connecticut, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Stamford High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (58.4%) is 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.

Stamford High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1565
2006 1830
2007 1795
2008 1662
2009 1733
2010 1812
2011 1862
2012 1952
2013 1928
2014 1790
2015 1719

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12
2006 14.2
2007 12.9
2008 12.2
2009 14.7
2010 14.9
2011 15
2012 15.8
2013 16
2014 14.5
2015 13.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.5111821086262
2006 0.31530054644809
2007 0.37325905292479
2008 0.40613718411552
2009 0.40738603577611
2010 0.47626931567329
2011 0.49462943071966
2012 0.50922131147541
2013 0.45176348547718
2014 0.56145251396648
2015 0.58406050029087

Compare Stamford High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,124.5% 11.2:1
 
1,340.0% 13.4:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 35.5%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 58.4%
 

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