Manchester High School

Manchester High School serves 1,693 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the CT average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 41%.
Manchester High School operates within the Manchester School District.
The school district's 72% graduation rate is lower than the CT state average of 88%.

Overview

The student population of 1693 students has declined by 10% over five years.
The teacher population of 155 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,693 students
Manchester High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 155 teachers
Manchester High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has stayed the same 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 (1987-2013)
Asian
6%
4%
Manchester High School Asian (1988-2013)
Hispanic
21%
21%
Manchester High School Hispanic (1988-2013)
Black
23%
13%
Manchester High School Black (1988-2013)
White
48%
59%
Manchester High School White (1988-2013)
Two or more races
2%
2%
All Ethnic Groups
Manchester 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.
0.68 0.40
Manchester High School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
41%
32%
Manchester High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2013)
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 (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 6,984 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 72% has decreased from 99% over five years.
School District Name Manchester School District
Number of Schools
Managed
16
4
Number of Students Managed 6,984 1,748
Manchester   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 72% 88%
Manchester   School District Graduation Rate (1993-2009)
District Total Revenue $120 MM n/a
Manchester   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $117 MM n/a
Manchester   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $17,488 $0
Manchester   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $16,996 $0
Manchester   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 Great Path Academy Middle College High School At M (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Illing Middle School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Waddell School (0.3 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • ManchesterWaddell School
    163 Broad St
    ManchesterCT 06040
    (860)647-3392
    0.3 mi | 352 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • ManchesterManchester Preschool Center
    70 Washington St
    ManchesterCT 06040
    (860)647-3501
    0.6 mi | 192 students | Gr. PK                      
  • ManchesterGreat Path Academy Middle College High School At M
    Magnet School
    60 Bidwell St Ms2
    ManchesterCT 06045
    (860)521-3700
    Magnet School

    0.6 mi | 274 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • ManchesterIlling Middle School
    227 East Middle Turnpike
    ManchesterCT 06040
    (860)647-3400
    0.9 mi | 796 students | Gr. 7-8                      
  • ManchesterManchester Transition Center
    Alternative School
    454 Main St
    ManchesterCT 06040
    (860)647-6399
    Alternative School

    0.9 mi | 14 students | Gr. 12                      

School Reviews

  • Recommended February 14, 2015 - 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

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