Darien High School Overview

2013 Academic Indicators
National Rank
#217
College Readiness Index
59.2
Math Proficiency
4.4
Reading Proficiency
4.3
Student/Teacher Ratio
11:1
  • 09–12 Grades
  • 1,313 Students
  • 120 Teachers

Darien High School
80 HIGH SCHOOL LN
DARIEN, CT 06820

Phone: (203) 655-3981

District: Darien School District

Overview

Darien High School is ranked 1st within Connecticut. Students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at Darien High School is 61 percent. The student body makeup is 50 percent male and 50 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 7 percent. Darien High School is the only high school in the Darien School District.

Rankings / Awards

This details how this school compares to others based on U.S. News ranking criteria.

Medal Awarded Gold
National Rank
#217
State Rank
#1
STEM Rank
#18

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Students / Teachers

These counts and percentages of students and teachers are from data reported by schools to the government.

Total Enrollment 1,313
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 7%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 2%
Full-Time Teachers 120

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Test Scores

U.S. News calculates these values based on student performance on state exit exams and internationally available exams on college-level course work (AP®/IB exams).

Proficient in Reading 100%
Proficient in Math 98%
College Readiness Index 59.2

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Grades Served 09 – 12
Setting Large Suburb
Charter School No
Magnet School No
Receives Title I Funding No

District

This information relates to high schools run by this school's state operating agency. Many districts contain only one high school.

Total Schools 1
Total Students 1,313
Proficient in Reading (district average) 100%
Proficient in Math (district average) 98%
College Readiness (district average) 59.2

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