Staples 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 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
70 North Ave.
Westport, CT 06880
Phone
(203) 341-1210
District
WESTPORT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County
FAIRFIELD COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
1858
Classroom Teachers
154

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Connecticut

10

(10 is best)

Better than 98.6% of CT schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

10

(10 is best)

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

Grade 11

100 80 60 40 20 0
85%
50%
92%
60%
78%
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
12
11
13
16
    AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL
    AVG FOR DISTRICT
    AVG FOR STATE
    AVG FOR NATION
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 9 464 25.0%
Grade 10 474 25.5%
Grade 11 441 23.7%
Grade 12 479 25.8%
Total 1858 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 85.7% 84.2% 54.4%
Black 2.4% 2.4% 13.1%
Hispanic 5.9% 6.5% 26.7%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 6.0% 6.8% 5.4%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.0% 0.0% 0.4%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 3.6% 3.5% 40.8%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 3.0% 2.9% 33.9%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.6% 0.6% 6.9%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 27,840 3,565,287
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 1,381.7 734
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 4.8% 5.2%
5-19 YEARS OLD 24.9% 18.8%
20-44 YEARS OLD 19.7% 31.1%
45-64 YEARS OLD 34.3% 28.6%
65 OR OLDER 16.3% 16.4%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 9,896 1,364,550
Single Parent Households With Children 5.0% 9.8%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 98.3% 90.5%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 78.0% 38.9%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 59.0% 20.9%
$100,000 - $149,999 12.3% 17.2%
$75,000 - $99,999 6.3% 12.5%
$50,000 - $74,999 5.3% 15.5%
$30,000 - $49,999 6.8% 14.2%
$15,000 - $29,999 5.7% 11.0%
$15,000 or less 4.6% 8.7%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $14,328 $80,236,800 58.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $2,126 $11,905,600 8.7%
Staff $609 $3,410,400 2.5%
General Administration $341 $1,909,600 1.4%
School Administration $1,513 $8,472,800 6.2%
Operation $2,382 $13,339,200 9.7%
Transportation $1,018 $5,700,800 4.2%
Other $514 $2,878,400 2.1%
Total Support $8,503 $47,616,800 34.8%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,605 $8,988,000 6.6%
Total Expenditures $24,436 $136,841,600 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $11,332 $5,961,289,892 54.4%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,233 $648,643,527 5.9%
Staff $602 $316,810,879 2.9%
General Administration $430 $226,056,312 2.1%
School Administration $1,125 $591,680,129 5.4%
Operation $1,639 $862,383,060 7.9%
Transportation $958 $503,840,238 4.6%
Other $502 $264,042,937 2.4%
Total Support $6,488 $3,413,423,714 31.1%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,018 $1,587,449,357 14.5%
Total Expenditures $20,838 $10,962,132,878 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,838 $346,122,956,267 50.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $679 $34,352,975,349 5.0%
Staff $546 $27,656,793,506 4.0%
General Administration $224 $11,359,077,651 1.7%
School Administration $657 $33,237,901,128 4.9%
Operation $1,054 $53,333,273,914 7.8%
Transportation $473 $23,948,272,674 3.5%
Other $420 $21,254,923,139 3.1%
Total Support $4,053 $205,142,872,671 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,612 $132,190,575,207 19.3%
Total Expenditures $13,503 $683,455,649,655 100.0%