Danbury High School
Danbury High School serves 3,115 students in grades 9-12.
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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 22% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 48%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 52% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 58%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 46% (majority Hispanic).
Danbury High School's student population of 3,115 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 200 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Danbury High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 957 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Danbury High School is 0.65, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
State Level (CT)
Overall Testing Rank
#692 out of 957 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education
I hate my school so much that's all I have to say.
School is overcrowded, the staff is nice of course; however, there isn't enough help from the teachers due to the large classes. It's just too small of a school to fit that many kids.
This school is very extraordinary, this school is out of this world. The experience I have had at this school was the best experience in my life and this is undoubtedly the best school in Ct. CLASS OF 1974!!!
The faculty is amazing, students need some work
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