West Haven High School

1 Mcdonough Plaza

West Haven, CT 06516-5299

Tel: (203)932-4360
Grades: 9-12

1,590 students

West Haven High School serves 1,590 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the CT average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 58% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 41%.
West Haven High School operates within the West Haven School District.
The school district's 61% graduation rate is lower than the CT state average of 88%.

Overview

The student population of 1590 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 116 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,590 students
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 116 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.69 is more than the state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CT) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 13:1
Asian
3%
4%
Hispanic
29%
21%
Black
24%
13%
White
42%
59%
Two or more races
2%
2%
All Ethnic Groups
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.69 0.40
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
34%
32%
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
5%
5%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 6,019 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 61% has decreased from 98% over five years.
School District Name West Haven School District
Number of Schools
Managed
9
4
Number of Students Managed 6,019 1,728
Graduation Rate 61% 88%
District Total Revenue $102 MM $29 MM
District Spending $98 MM $28 MM
District Revenue / Student $16,361 $15,687
District Spending / Student $15,750 $15,388
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Sound School (2.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Harry M. Bailey Middle School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Edith E. Mackrille School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • West Haven Edith E. Mackrille School
    806 Jones Hill Rd At Chase
    West HavenCT 06516
    (203)931-6820
    0.5 mi | 357 students | Gr. PK-4                      
  • West HavenWashington School
    369 Washington Ave
    West HavenCT 06516
    (203)931-6880
    0.8 mi | 440 students | Gr. PK-4                      
  • West HavenSavin Rock Community School
    50 Park St
    West HavenCT 06516
    (203)931-6850
    0.9 mi | 533 students | Gr. PK-4                      
  • West HavenHarry M. Bailey Middle School
    106 Morgan Ln
    West HavenCT 06516
    (203)937-4380
    1.1 mi | 907 students | Gr. 7-8                      
  • West HavenSeth G. Haley School
    148 South St
    West HavenCT 06516
    (203)931-6810
    1.7 mi | 480 students | Gr. PK-4                      

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