Danbury High School

  • Danbury High School serves 2,941 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 25% (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 54% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 58%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Danbury 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 bottom 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Connecticut state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 58% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 44%.

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School Overview

  • Danbury High School's student population of 2,941 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 187 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,941 students
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Total Classroom Teachers187 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Danbury 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 16:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Danbury High School is 0.65, which is more 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)
Overall School Rank
43%
19%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25%
44%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Danbury High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
58%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Danbury High School and the percentage of public school 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 Ratio16:113:1
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Asian
6%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Danbury High School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Hispanic
41%
23%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Danbury High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
9%
13%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Danbury High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
42%
56%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Danbury High School and the percentage of White public school 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 Danbury High School and the percentage of public school 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 Danbury High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CT.
Diversity Score0.650.42
This chart display the diversity score of Danbury High School and the public school average diversity score of Connecticut by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Graduation Rate
80%
88%
This chart display graduation rate of Danbury High School and public school graduation rate of Connecticut by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
36%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Danbury High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Danbury High School and the percentage of public school 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 NameDanbury School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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