|High School Statistics for Stamford School District|
|National Merit Finalists||2|
|Stamford (class of 08)||% of Students|
|Pursuing a higher education||84.5%|
|Employed or Military||13.1%|
|Drop Out Rate||2.1%|
|Source: CT Dept of Education|
|Average Student Ratios|
|Students per Teacher Ratio||13.1||15.2|
|Students per Computer||4.3||5.2|
|Expenditure per Student||$16,127||$10,041|
Stamford's public schools system currently supports 15,036 students in its 20 Schools (K-12) with a Student to Teacher Ratio of 13.1 to 1.
The Stamford Public School district had produced more Presidential Scholars than any other district in Connecticut. The honor is reserved for the nation's most distinguished high school students, based on academic and/or artistic accomplishment. In the last six years alone, 19 of Stamford's students were named National Merit Scholars. 89% of college-bound Stamford Public Schools graduates were accepted to Most Competitive, highly Competitive, or Very Competitive colleges. Approximately 84% of Stamford's High school graduates pursue a post-secondary education, many at elite colleges and universities.
|Average SAT Scores|
|Stamford School District||Average|
In addition to a wide variety of public schools, Stamford offers 34 private/parochial schools and 16 technical schools.