Stamford Academy is a high school in Stamford, Connecticut. It is in Fairfield County. Serving grades 9-12, the school has 148 students and a student–teacher ratio of 11 students per teacher.
When compared to other schools in Connecticut it is slightly below average and has received and a grade of C- from The School Review. Of high schools, Stamford Academy ranks 127 in the state and 28 for its county.
To calculate school grades, The School Review uses data collected by the U.S. Department of Education. We take this information and compare dozens of data points to assign every school a grade for academics, safety and learning environment. These scores are combined to determine the overall grade. To learn more about how our grading works, please visit our methodology page.
Standardized test performance and SAT participation, among other factors, are used to calculate the academic grade for a high school. For academics, Stamford Academy performs below average when compared to other high schools in Connecticut and received the grade of D for this measure.
A school’s learning environment is evaluated by comparing a number of factors including student–teacher ratio, teacher certifications and absenteeism rate. For learning environment, Stamford Academy performs significantly above average when compared to other high schools in Connecticut and earned the grade of A+ for this measure.
Inputs such as suspension rate and number of physical altercations at a school are used to calculate our safety grade. The safety grade could not be calculated for this school due insufficient data.
The demographics of the student body at Stamford Academy are summarized below. The demographics of a school are not used as a factor when evaluating its performance.
You can find the closest high schools to Stamford Academy below. The School Review's grade for each school is shown for easy comparison. For a larger directory of Stamford schools, go to the Stamford, Connecticut schools page.
|School||Overall Grade||Academic Results||Learning Enviroment||School Safety|
|1||Stamford High School||B-||C+||B+||B-|
|2||J. M. Wright Technical High School||N/A||N/A||A-||C-|
|3||The Academy of Information Technology||A-||B+||A-||A|
|4||Westhill High School||B-||B-||B||A|
|5||Darien High School||A+||A+||A-||A+|
At the time we collected data, these were the answers to common questions about the school.
We rank high schools across three criteria: Academics, Learning Environment, and Safety. We assess Academics using statewide standardized test scores, by comparing each school’s test performance across subjects and years to the distribution of high schools on the same tests in the state. We also assess a school’s Academics using indicators of college readiness and likelihood of future college enrollment. These measures include the percent of students enrolled in at least one Advanced Placement or International Baccalaureate course and the percent of students taking the SAT or ACT. Next, we evaluate a school’s Learning Environment by combining various classroom indicators, such as the ratio of teachers to students and the percent of teachers who are novice, uncertified, and chronically absent. Finally, we measure Safety from the percent of students receiving in-school and out-of-school suspensions and the reported incidents of physical altercations per 100 students. While we recognize any ranking metric is inherently subjective, we believe our grades can serve as a valuable resource to help students and parents compare neighborhood schools and find the best school to fit their desired educational needs.