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Stamford High School
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  • Public
  • STAMFORD, CT

Report Card

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B
  2. Diversity
    grade A+
  3. Teachers
    grade B minus
  4. College Prep
    grade B+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade B minus
  6. Health & Safety
    grade C+
  7. Administration
    grade B minus
  8. Sports
    grade A
  9. Food
    grade C+
  10. Resources & Facilities
    grade C+

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Stamford High School is an above average, public school located in STAMFORD, CT. It has 1,813 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 14 to 1. According to state test scores, 37% of students are at least proficient in math and 56% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
56%
Percent Proficient - Math
37%
Average Graduation Rate
87%
Average SAT
1120
526 responses
Average ACT
29
110 responses
AP Enrollment
25%

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Living in the Area

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C
  2. Good for Families
    grade A
  3. Housing
    grade C
Median Household Income
$111,762
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$2,070
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$458,010
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade C+
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
62%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 37 responses
Poll
57%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 37 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 132 responses
  • Sport games
    17%
  • Think Pink (raised money for breast cancer)
    17%
  • Pep rallies
    14%
  • Early dismissals
    13%
  • School plays
    11%
  • No school
    8%
  • Pink Out
    7%

Students

Diversity
grade A+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,813
Free or Reduced Lunch
59%
71%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 42 responses
67%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 42 responses
76%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 42 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
14:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$75,024
Teachers in First/Second Year
11.1%
53%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 55 responses
62%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 55 responses
62%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 55 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade B minus
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
High
Boys Athletic Participation
High
Expenses Per Student
$22,262 / year
National
$12,239
69%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 58 responses
24%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 58 responses
43%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 58 responses

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