Manchester High School

  • Manchester High School serves 1,526 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the CT average of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is more than the state average of 43%.
  • Manchester High School operates within the Manchester School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1526 students has declined by 14% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 161 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,526 students
Manchester High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Manchester High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 161 teachers
Manchester High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Manchester High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has decreased from 11:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.70 is more 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 9:1 14:1
Manchester High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Asian
7%
5%
Manchester High School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
24%
22%
Manchester High School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
22%
13%
Manchester High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
44%
57%
Manchester High School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Manchester High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
3%
3%
Manchester High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Manchester 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.
0.70 0.61
Manchester 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.
44%
33%
Manchester High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2015)
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.
7%
5%
Manchester High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Manchester School District's student population of 6,148 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $21,838 is higher than the state average of $20,523. The district revenue/student has grown by 24% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $21,289 is higher than the state average of $19,543. The district spending/student has grown by 25% over four years.
School District Name Manchester School District
Number of Schools
Managed
15
4
Number of Students Managed 6,148 1,624
Manchester School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate n/a n/a
Manchester School District Graduation Rate (1993-2009)
District Total Revenue $136 MM $33 MM
Manchester School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $132 MM $32 MM
Manchester School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $21,838 $20,523
Manchester School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $21,289 $19,543
Manchester 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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School Reviews

5  2/14/2015
Your school is fantastic in everyway possible. My parent will not let me attend but I have dreamed of attending your school for 4 years now. I am really hoping to convince my mother into letting me attend in the fall. Keep up the fabulous work.
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