Staples High School



Staples High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Staples 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
9 493
10 478
11 437
12 477

Staples High School is a public high school of the Westport School District located in Westport, CT. It has 1,885 students in grades 9th through 12th. Staples High School is the 9th largest public high school in Connecticut and the 1,931st largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 12.5 to 1.

Total Students: 1,885
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 150.67

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Staples High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 961
(51%)
961
(51%)
 Female 924
(49%)
924
(49%)

Staples High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,630
(86%)
1,630
(86%)
 Asian 116
(6%)
116
(6%)
 Hispanic 86
(5%)
86
(5%)
 Black 40
(2%)
40
(2%)
 Two or More 12
(1%)
12
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Staples High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,805
(96%)
1,805
(96%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 62
(3%)
62
(3%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 18
(1%)
18
(1%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

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

The percentage of Staples High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (4.2%) 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.

Staples High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1131
2006 1597
2007 1721
2008 1761
2009 1785
2010 1832
2011 1824
2012 1879
2013 1834
2014 1854
2015 1885

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 9.9
2006 13.2
2007 12.3
2008 11.3
2009 12.8
2010 12.5
2011 12.5
2012 12.3
2013 11.6
2014 13
2015 12.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.027409372236958
2006 0.020037570444584
2007 0.028471818710052
2008 0.015900056785917
2009 0.025770308123249
2010 0.027292576419214
2011 0.031798245614035
2012 0.042575838211815
2013 0.044711014176663
2014 0.043149946062567
2015 0.042440318302387

Compare Staples High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,124.5% 11.2:1
 
1,250.0% 12.5:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 4.2%
 
State Average 35.5%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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Public 09 - 12 1,885 12.5:1  
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