Derby High School

75 Chatfield Street
Derby, CT 06418
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Derby High School serves 353 students in grades 9-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15-19% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-44% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 57%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Derby 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 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 51% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Derby High School's student population of 353 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has grown by 17% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students353 students
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Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
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School Comparison

Derby High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 951 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Derby 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (CT)
Overall Testing Rank
#798 out of 951 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15-19%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:112:1
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American Indian
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Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
28%
25%
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Black
20%
13%
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White
49%
54%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
2%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.650.64
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Graduation Rate
80-84%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
48%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDerby School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Derby High School is Shelton High School (1.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Derby Middle School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Derby Little Raiders University
    Grades: PK | 41 students
    0.3 miles
    75 Chatfield Street
    Derby, CT 06418
    (203) 446-4224
    0.3 PK 41
  • Derby Derby Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 351 students
    0.4 miles
    73 Chatfield Street
    Derby, CT 06418
    (203) 736-1426
    0.4 6-8 351
  • Derby Irving School
    Grades: K-5 | 328 students
    0.6 miles
    9 Garden Place
    Derby, CT 06418
    (203) 736-5043
    0.6 K-5 328
  • Shelton Shelton High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,444 student
    1.0 miles
    120 Meadow St.
    Shelton, CT 06484
    (203) 922-3004
    1.0 9-12 1,444
  • Ansonia Ansonia Middle School
    Grades: 7-8 | 362 students
    1.1 miles
    115 Howard Ave.
    Ansonia, CT 06401
    (203) 736-5070
    1.1 7-8 362

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