Stamford High School

  • Stamford High School serves 1,689 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 31% (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 55% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 57%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Stamford 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.
  • Minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 46%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Stamford High School's student population of 1,689 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 135 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,689 students
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Total Classroom Teachers135 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Stamford 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 Stamford High School is 0.71, 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#631 out of 951 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:1n/a
American Indian
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n/a
Asian
6%
5%
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Hispanic
39%
25%
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Black
23%
13%
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White
30%
54%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
2%
3%
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Diversity Score0.710.64
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Graduation Rate
89%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
44%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameStamford School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Stamford Stamford Academy Charter School
    Grades: 9-12 | 159 students
    0.3 miles
    229 North St.
    Stamford, CT 06901
    (203) 324-6300
    0.3 9-12 159
  • Stamford Strawberry Hill An Ext. Of Rogers International Magnet School
    Grades: K-2 | 350 students
    0.3 miles
    200 Strawberry Hill Avenue
    Stamford, CT 06902
    (203) 977-6600
    0.3 K-2 350
  • Stamford Julia A. Stark School
    Grades: K-5 | 603 students
    0.6 miles
    398 Glenbrook Rd.
    Stamford, CT 06906
    (203) 977-4583
    0.6 K-5 603
  • Stamford Cloonan School
    Grades: 6-8 | 569 students
    0.8 miles
    11 West North St.
    Stamford, CT 06902
    (203) 977-4544
    0.8 6-8 569
  • Stamford Hart School
    Grades: K-5 | 631 students
    0.8 miles
    61 Adams Ave.
    Stamford, CT 06902
    (203) 977-5082
    0.8 K-5 631

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