Branford High School

  • Branford High School serves 914 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 36% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 44%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 65% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 58%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Branford High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Connecticut state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 44%.

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School Overview

  • Branford High School's student population of 914 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 84 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students914 students
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Total Classroom Teachers84 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Branford High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 968 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Branford High School is 0.36, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CT)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
44%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Branford High School and the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Connecticut by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
58%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Branford High School and the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Connecticut by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio11:113:1
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Asian
8%
5%
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Hispanic
9%
23%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Branford High School and the percentage of Hispanic students in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
2%
13%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Branford High School and the percentage of Black students in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
79%
56%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Branford High School and the percentage of White students in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
2%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Branford High School and the percentage of students of two or more races in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Branford High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in CT.
Diversity Score0.360.42
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Graduation Rate
95%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
16%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Branford High School and the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Branford High School and the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBranford School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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