Manchester High School

Manchester High School serves 1,619 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the CT average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is more than the state average of 42%.
Manchester High School operates within the Manchester School District.

School Overview

The student population of 1619 students has declined by 20% over five years.
The teacher population of 154 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,619 students
Manchester High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Manchester High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 154 teachers
Manchester High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Manchester High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.68 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 11:1 13:1
Manchester High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
6%
5%
Manchester High School Asian Students (1988-2014)
Hispanic
22%
21%
Manchester High School Black Students (1988-2014)
Black
22%
13%
Manchester High School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
47%
58%
Manchester High School White Students (1988-2014)
Two or more races
3%
2%
Manchester High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Manchester High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown CT All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.68 0.40
Manchester High School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
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.
43%
32%
Manchester High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2014)
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.
7%
5%
Manchester High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 6,210 students has decreased by 9% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $17,613 is higher than the state average of $17,550. The district revenue/student has grown by 23% over four years.
The district spending/student of $17,192 is higher than the state average of $15,389. The district spending/student has grown by 21% over four years.
School District Name Manchester School District
Number of Schools
Managed
15
4
Number of Students Managed 6,210 1,685
Manchester   School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate n/a n/a
Manchester   School District Graduation Rate (1993-2009)
District Total Revenue $121 MM $31 MM
Manchester   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $118 MM $27 MM
Manchester   School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $17,613 $17,550
Manchester   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $17,192 $15,389
Manchester   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
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 Great Path Academy Middle College High School At M (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Illing Middle School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Manchester Preschool Center (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • ManchesterGreat Path Academy Middle College High School At M
    Magnet School
    0.4 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 249 students60 Bidwell St Ms2
    ManchesterCT 06045
    (860)521-3700
    0.49-12249
  • ManchesterIlling Middle School
    0.4 miles | Grades: 7-8 | 801 students227 East Middle Turnpike
    ManchesterCT 06040
    (860)647-3400
    0.47-8801
  • ManchesterManchester Preschool Center
    0.5 miles | Grades: PK | 191 students70 Washington St
    ManchesterCT 06040
    (860)647-3501
    0.5PK191
  • ManchesterBowers School
    0.6 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 425 students141 Princeton St
    ManchesterCT 06040
    (860)647-3313
    0.6KG-5425
  • ManchesterElisabeth M. Bennet Academy
    1 miles | Grades: 6 | 374 students1151 Main St
    ManchesterCT 06040
    (860)647-3571
    16374

School Reviews

Your school is fantastic in everyway possible. My parent will not let me attend but I have dreamed of attending your school for 4 years now. I am really hoping to convince my mother into letting me attend in the fall. Keep up the fabulous work.
- Posted by Student/Alumni, 02/14/15

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