Danbury High School

43 Clapboard Ridge Rd

Danbury, CT 06811-4529

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

2,889 students

Danbury High School serves 2,889 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 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 39%.
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 2889 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 174 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,889 students
Danbury High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 174 teachers
Students by Grade Danbury High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.67 is more than the state average of 0.39. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CT) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 13:1
Asian
8%
4%
Hispanic
32%
20%
Black
11%
13%
White
46%
61%
All Ethnic Groups Danbury High School Sch Ethnicity Danbury High School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.67 0.39
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.
35%
30%
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.
8%
5%
Danbury High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 10,488 students has stayed relatively flat 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 10,488 1,845
Danbury   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 81% 88%
Danbury   School District Graduation Rate (1993-2009)
District Total Revenue $151 MM $29 MM
Danbury   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $149 MM $28 MM
Danbury   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $15,015 $15,687
Danbury   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $14,882 $15,388
Danbury   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
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 (1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is King Street Intermediate School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Pembroke School (1 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • DanburyPembroke School
    34� Pembroke Rd
    DanburyCT 06811
    (203)797-4751
    1 mi | 367 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • DanburyHenry Abbott Technical High School
    Vocational School
    21 Hayestown Ave
    DanburyCT 06810
    (203)797-4460
    Vocational School

    1 mi | 638 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • DanburyHayestown Avenue School
    42 Hayestown Ave
    DanburyCT 06811
    (203)797-4771
    1 mi | 397 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • DanburyMorris Street School
    28 Morris St
    DanburyCT 06810
    (203)797-4809
    1.5 mi | 409 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • DanburyKing Street Primary School
    151 South King St
    DanburyCT 06811
    (203)797-4744
    1.6 mi | 417 students | Gr. PK-3                      

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Did You Know?
Danbury, CT public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.59, which is higher than the Connecticut average of 0.4. The most diverse school in Danbury is Hayestown Avenue School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Connecticut or national school diversity statistics.