Danbury High School

43 Clapboard Ridge Rd

Danbury, CT 06811-4529

Tel: (203)797-4808
Grades: 9-12

2,887 students

Danbury High School serves 2,887 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the CT average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 41%.
Danbury High School operates within the Danbury School District.
The school district's 81% graduation rate is lower than the CT state average of 88%.

Overview

The student population of 2887 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 185 teachers has grown by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,887 students
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 185 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.65 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
Asian
8%
4%
Hispanic
35%
21%
Black
11%
13%
White
46%
59%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.65 0.40
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.
34%
32%
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%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 10,612 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 81% has decreased from 98% over five years.
School District Name Danbury School District
Number of Schools
Managed
18
4
Number of Students Managed 10,612 1,728
Graduation Rate 81% 88%
District Total Revenue $151 MM $29 MM
District Spending $149 MM $28 MM
District Revenue / Student $15,015 $15,687
District Spending / Student $14,882 $15,388
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Henry Abbott Technical High School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Broadview Middle School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Hayestown Avenue School (0.9 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • DanburyHenry Abbott Technical High School
    Vocational School
    21 Hayestown Ave
    DanburyCT 06810
    (203)797-4460
    Vocational School

    0.9 mi | 641 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • DanburyHayestown Avenue School
    42 Hayestown Ave
    DanburyCT 06811
    (203)797-4771
    0.9 mi | 411 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • DanburyPembroke School
    34? Pembroke Rd
    DanburyCT 06811
    (203)797-4751
    1 mi | 362 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • DanburyMorris Street School
    28 Morris St
    DanburyCT 06810
    (203)797-4809
    1.3 mi | 420 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • DanburyBroadview Middle School
    72 Hospital Ave
    DanburyCT 06810
    (203)797-4861
    1.6 mi | 1094 students | Gr. 6-8                      

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