55 Strawberry Hill Ave.
Stamford, CT 06902
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Stamford High School serves 1,914 students in grades 9-12.
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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 31% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 56% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 51%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 50% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,914 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 70%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90% (Btm 50% in CT)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 31% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 56% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

School Overview

Stamford High School's student population of 1,914 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 137 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
1,914 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
137 teachers
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School Rankings

Stamford High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 957 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Stamford High School is 0.69, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CT)
Overall Testing Rank
#610 out of 957 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
31%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
56%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
5%
5%
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Hispanic
43%
28%
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Black
20%
13%
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White
30%
50%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.69
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Graduation Rate
(19-20)
90%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
49%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What schools are Stamford High School often compared to?

Stamford High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Westhill High School by visitors of our site.

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

31% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 39% CT state average), while 56% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CT state average).

What is the graduation rate of Stamford High School?

The graduation rate of Stamford High School is 90%, which is equal to the Connecticut state average of 90%.

How many students attend Stamford High School?

1,914 students attend Stamford High School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

43% of Stamford High School students are Hispanic, 30% of students are White, 20% of students are Black, 5% of students are Asian, and 2% of students are Two or more races.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Stamford High School?

Stamford High School has a student ration of 14:1, which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 12:1.

What grades does Stamford High School offer ?

Stamford High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).

What school district is Stamford High School part of?

Stamford High School is part of Stamford School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,914 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 70%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 31% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 56% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

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