Darien High School

80 High School Lane

Darien, CT 06820

Tel: (203)655-3981
  • Darien High School serves 1,365 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the CT average of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 43%.
  • Darien High School operates within the Darien School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1365 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 115 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,365 students
Darien High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Darien High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 115 teachers
Darien High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Darien High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has increased from 11:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.15 is less than the state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CT) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 14:1
Darien High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Asian
3%
5%
Darien High School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
5%
22%
Darien High School Black Students (1991-2015)
Black
n/a
13%
Darien High School Black Students (1989-2014)
White
92%
57%
Darien High School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Darien High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
All Ethnic Groups Darien High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown CT 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.
0.15 0.61
Darien 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.
1%
33%
Darien High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1995-2015)
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.
n/a
5%
Darien High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2009-2011)

District Comparison

  • Darien School District's student population of 4,903 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $22,226 is higher than the state average of $20,523. The district revenue/student has grown by 15% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $20,891 is higher than the state average of $19,543. The district spending/student has grown by 13% over four years.
School District Name Darien School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
4
Number of Students Managed 4,903 1,624
Darien School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate n/a n/a
Darien School District Graduation Rate (2001-2009)
District Total Revenue $109 MM $33 MM
Darien School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $102 MM $32 MM
Darien School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $22,226 $20,523
Darien School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $20,891 $19,543
Darien School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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