Waterford High School



Waterford High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Waterford 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
9 206
10 213
11 212
12 187

Waterford High School is a public high school of the Waterford School District located in Waterford, CT. It has 818 students in grades 9th through 12th. Waterford High School is the 90th largest public high school in Connecticut and the 7,253rd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 12.2 to 1.

Total Students: 818
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 67.01

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Waterford High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 413
(50%)
419
(51%)
 Female 405
(50%)
407
(49%)

Waterford High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 640
(78%)
646
(78%)
 Hispanic 70
(9%)
70
(8%)
 Asian 51
(6%)
51
(6%)
 Black 38
(5%)
39
(5%)
 Two or More 10
(1%)
11
(1%)
 American Indian 9
(1%)
9
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Waterford High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 703
(86%)
711
(86%)
 Free and Reduced Lunch Eligible 115
(14%)
115
(14%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Waterford High School is ranked 148th out of 321 ranked schools in Connecticut, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Waterford High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (14.1%) is 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.

Waterford High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 758
2006 983
2007 1013
2008 988
2009 980
2010 958
2011 895
2012 844
2013 807
2014 827
2015 818

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 11.8
2006 15.1
2007 13.7
2008 12.2
2009 12.7
2010 12.5
2011 12.2
2012 11.9
2013 11.7
2014 12.3
2015 12.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.048812664907652
2006 0.054933875890132
2007 0.063178677196446
2008 0.077935222672065
2009 0.095918367346939
2010 0.099164926931106
2011 0.12290502793296
2012 0.1303317535545
2013 0.14126394052045
2014 0.13784764207981
2015 0.14058679706601

Compare Waterford High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,124.5% 11.2:1
 
1,220.0% 12.2:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 14.1%
 
State Average 35.5%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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Data on U.S. Public High Schools & Private High Schools

Data provided by the National Center for Education Statistics. The data displayed is compiled from the most recent sources available. For public schools this is the 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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