Danbury High School

43 Clapboard Ridge Road

Danbury, CT 06811

Tel: (203)797-4808
  • Danbury High School serves 2,885 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the CT average of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 57% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 43%.
  • Danbury High School operates within the Danbury School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 2885 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 183 teachers has grown by 5% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,885 students
Danbury High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Danbury High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers183 teachers
Danbury High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeDanbury High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(CT) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio16:113:1
Danbury High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Asian
7%
5%
Danbury High School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
39%
22%
Danbury High School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
10%
13%
Danbury High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
43%
57%
Danbury High School White Students (1988-2015)
Two or more races
1%
3%
Danbury High School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsDanbury High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCT All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.650.61
Danbury High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
36%
33%
Danbury High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1993-2015)
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.
10%
5%
Danbury High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Danbury School District's student population of 10,520 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $13,270 in this district is less than the state average of $17,550. The district revenue/student has declined by 9% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $13,248 is less than the state average of $15,389. The district spending/student has declined by 7% over four years.
School District NameDanbury School District
Number of Schools
Managed
18
4
Number of Students Managed10,5201,624
Danbury School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Raten/an/a
Danbury School District Graduation Rate (1993-2009)
District Total Revenue$143 MM$31 MM
Danbury School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$143 MM$27 MM
Danbury School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$13,270$17,550
Danbury School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$13,248$15,389
Danbury School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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