Staples High School

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70 North Ave

Westport, CT 06880

(203) 341-1210

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Grades: 9 - 12

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 2,380

Students Per Teacher: 12

Parent Reviews

12 Parent Reviews for Staples High School

Not academically rigorous, does not compare with private schools and boarding schools in CT. I was at private school all my life but I went to staples for high school, because it was supposed to be good and private school was getting expensive. I went to staples for a two years- I took a lot of AP classes ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 04/11/14

Staples High School when it comes to the facts is easily one of the top public schools in the Nation and even competes with highly regarded private schools. However when it comes to the true nature of the school, I find it not to be as perfect as its status. This school is the equivalent of Harvard in ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 10/15/12

Excellent school system, teachers, administrators, facilities, teamwork. Demanding academically, rich music and art program, excellent sports teams for both boys and girls.

Posted by a parent on 12/23/10

The School design assists students with A select atmosphere to study, the students have room to grow and have advantages of the most proper equipment in all areas of study and fitness.

Posted by a other on 07/24/10

Great school if your kid is gifted. Otherwise, only so-so. School is big, so they can afford to lose a bunch of kids and still have good overall ratings. The principal said 90% of the kids at the school are successful (meaning they graduate). That leaves out 150 of the current students. That's a lot ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/25/10

I think the school has gotten a little too big. My third child is a freshmen and my older two graduated in 2008 and 2009. Lately, it is harder to see teachers for extra help. Things can feel a little impersonal. Popular classes fill up quickly. It is very competitive because there are so many bright, ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/19/09

This school is incredible. Students are all friendly and pretty easy to approach. Variety of classes and quality of teachers and faculty are on par with most colleges. Being that it's located in one of the most successful zip codes in the U.S., there's a lot of pressure to try and do well, but what most ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 09/04/09

this school is... special. no, but seriously, there's basically something for everybody. amazing sports, great theater program, and a club exists for anything you could possibly want to do (fly fishing anyone?) most teachers are good, i like all of mine. its kind of a lot of pressure, going to one of ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 12/16/08

I've just started school here in staples, and it's been such an awesome experience. Teachers know what they're doing, and make class fun. They also make school..and learning enjoyable. Lots and lots Extracurricular Activities, lots of Parent Involvement and much better than other private schools. And ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 09/14/08

I am consistently impressed with the caliber of classes at Staples and the options given to the students. This town does care about education and is willing to spend the money to obtain a top notch school.

Posted by a parent on 07/01/08

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Test scores for Staples High School

CAPT* Test Scores

Grade Level: 10

Test Year: 2009
Staples High School
Westport School District
* In 2008-2009 Connecticut used the Connecticut Academic Performance Test (CAPT) to test students' skills in reading, writing, science and mathematics in grade 10. The CAPT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Connecticut.

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Westport schools — Staples High School is located at 70 North Ave, Westport CT 06880. 70 North Ave is in the 06880 ZIP code in Westport, CT The school district for Staples High School is the Westport School District. Staples High School is a Public school that serves grade levels 9 - 12.
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