Cheshire High School

Serves grades 9 - 12

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year [note on school closures TBD].
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
525 South Main St.
Cheshire, CT 06410
Phone
(203) 250-2511
District
CHESHIRE SCHOOL DISTRICT
County
NEW HAVEN COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
1405
Classroom Teachers
106

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Connecticut

9

(10 is best)

Better than 86.9% of CT schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

10

(10 is best)

Cheshire High School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 10

100 80 60 40 20 0
75%
49%
85%
60%
64%
39%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

17.5 15 12.5 10 7.5 5 2.5 0
13
13
12
16
    AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL
    AVG FOR DISTRICT
    AVG FOR STATE
    AVG FOR NATION
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 9 341 24.3%
Grade 10 376 26.8%
Grade 11 350 24.9%
Grade 12 338 24.1%
Total 1405 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 80.1% 81.0% 53.3%
Black 2.7% 2.9% 13.1%
Hispanic 5.5% 6.2% 27.9%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 11.6% 9.7% 5.4%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.2% 0.2% 0.4%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 13.8% 14.6% 41.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 11.1% 11.3% 35.7%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 2.7% 3.3% 6.1%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 29,147 3,565,287
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 873.0 734
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 4.0% 5.1%
5-19 YEARS OLD 17.9% 18.6%
20-44 YEARS OLD 26.0% 31.1%
45-64 YEARS OLD 33.5% 28.4%
65 OR OLDER 18.6% 16.8%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 10,169 1,370,746
Single Parent Households With Children 4.2% 9.8%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 94.1% 90.6%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 55.5% 39.3%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 37.6% 22.1%
$100,000 - $149,999 20.9% 17.3%
$75,000 - $99,999 11.0% 12.5%
$50,000 - $74,999 14.4% 15.1%
$30,000 - $49,999 9.2% 13.8%
$15,000 - $29,999 5.7% 10.6%
$15,000 or less 1.3% 8.5%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $11,766 $50,007,000 58.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,597 $6,787,000 7.9%
Staff $632 $2,685,000 3.1%
General Administration $254 $1,080,000 1.3%
School Administration $1,007 $4,280,000 5.0%
Operation $1,651 $7,016,000 8.2%
Transportation $980 $4,166,000 4.9%
Other $513 $2,180,000 2.5%
Total Support $6,634 $28,194,000 32.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,792 $7,617,000 8.9%
Total Expenditures $20,192 $85,818,000 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $11,752 $6,147,666,000 52.9%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,423 $744,314,000 6.4%
Staff $694 $362,924,000 3.1%
General Administration $494 $258,434,000 2.2%
School Administration $1,197 $626,350,000 5.4%
Operation $1,751 $915,940,000 7.9%
Transportation $1,039 $543,508,000 4.7%
Other $724 $378,851,000 3.3%
Total Support $7,322 $3,830,321,000 33.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,134 $1,639,379,000 14.1%
Total Expenditures $22,208 $11,617,366,000 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,069 $358,201,987,000 50.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $716 $36,303,849,544 5.1%
Staff $569 $28,839,133,000 4.1%
General Administration $233 $11,807,269,000 1.7%
School Administration $680 $34,450,660,000 4.8%
Operation $1,094 $55,418,509,000 7.8%
Transportation $494 $25,019,268,456 3.5%
Other $430 $21,796,799,000 3.1%
Total Support $4,216 $213,635,488,000 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,767 $140,198,177,000 19.7%
Total Expenditures $14,052 $712,035,652,000 100.0%