Derby High School

  • Derby High School serves 345 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 25-29% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 50-54% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 57%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Connecticut state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 48% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 45%.

School Overview

  • Derby High School's student population of 345 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students345 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Derby High School's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Derby High School is 0.63, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.43. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CT)
Overall School Rank#830 out of 968 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)25-29%
46%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:113:1
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Asian
2%
5%
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Hispanic
26%
24%
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Black
19%
13%
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White
52%
55%
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Two or more races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score0.630.43
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Graduation Rate85-89%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
48%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDerby School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Derby Little Raiders University
    Grades: PK | 45 students
    0.3 miles
    75 Chatfield Street
    Derby, CT 06418
    (203)446-4224
    0.3 PK 45
  • Derby Derby Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 321 students
    0.4 miles
    73 Chatfield Street
    Derby, CT 06418
    (203)736-1426
    0.4 6-8 321
  • Derby Irving School
    Grades: K-5 | 329 students
    0.6 miles
    9 Garden Place
    Derby, CT 06418
    (203)736-5043
    0.6 K-5 329
  • Shelton Shelton High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1481 students
    1.0 miles
    120 Meadow St.
    Shelton, CT 06484
    (203)922-3004
    1.0 9-12 1481
  • Ansonia Ansonia Middle School
    Grades: 7-8 | 441 students
    1.1 miles
    115 Howard Ave.
    Ansonia, CT 06401
    (203)736-5070
    1.1 7-8 441

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