Danbury High School

43 Clapboard Ridge Rd

Danbury, CT 06811-4529

Tel: (203)797-4808
Grades 9-12
2,878 students
Danbury High School serves 2,878 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the CT average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 42%.
Danbury High School operates within the Danbury School District.

School Overview

The student population of 2878 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 183 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,878 students
Danbury High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Danbury High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 183 teachers
Danbury High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Danbury High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.66 is more than the state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CT) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 13:1
Danbury High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Asian
7%
5%
Danbury High School Asian Students (1990-2014)
Hispanic
36%
21%
Danbury High School Black Students (1990-2014)
Black
11%
13%
Danbury High School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
45%
58%
Danbury High School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
1%
2%
Danbury High School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.66 0.40
Danbury High School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
32%
32%
Danbury High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1993-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
9%
5%
Danbury High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

Danbury School District's student population of 10,774 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $14,038 in this district is less than the state average of $17,550. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $14,015 is less than the state average of $15,389. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Danbury School District
Number of Schools
Managed
19
4
Number of Students Managed 10,774 1,685
Danbury   School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate n/a n/a
Danbury   School District Graduation Rate (1993-2009)
District Total Revenue $143 MM $31 MM
Danbury   School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $143 MM $27 MM
Danbury   School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $14,038 $17,550
Danbury   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $14,015 $15,389
Danbury   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Henry Abbott Technical High School (1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is King Street Intermediate School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Hayestown Avenue School (1 miles away)
 All Schools  High Schools High Schools  Middle Schools Middle Schools  Elementary Schools Elementary Schools  Preschools Preschools  Private Schools Private Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • DanburyHayestown Avenue School
    Grades: PK-5 | 469 students
    1 miles
    42 Hayestown Ave
    DanburyCT 06811
    (203)797-4771
    1PK-5469
  • DanburyHenry Abbott Technical High SchoolVocational School
    Grades: 9-12 | 637 students
    1 miles
    21 Hayestown Ave
    DanburyCT 06810
    (203)797-4460
    19-12637
  • DanburyPembroke School
    Grades: PK-5 | 376 students
    1 miles
    34? Pembroke Rd
    DanburyCT 06811
    (203)797-4751
    1PK-5376
  • DanburyMorris Street School
    Grades: PK-5 | 468 students
    1.5 miles
    28 Morris St
    DanburyCT 06810
    (203)797-4809
    1.5PK-5468
  • DanburyKing Street Intermediate School
    Grades: 4-5 | 370 students
    1.6 miles
    151 South King St
    DanburyCT 06811
    (203)797-4761
    1.64-5370

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Email: (we will not reveal your email)

Your review:

Would you recommend this school?        

Yes No
Area Statistics
Home Gallery
School Clothing

School Mascot: Hatters

School Colors: