West Haven High School

1 Mcdonough Plaza

West Haven, CT 06516-5299

Tel: (203)932-4360
Grades 9-12
1,565 students
West Haven High School serves 1,565 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the CT average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 60% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 42%.
West Haven High School operates within the West Haven School District.

School Overview

The student population of 1565 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 117 teachers has declined by 7% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,565 students
West Haven High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % West Haven High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 117 teachers
West Haven High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade West Haven High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.70 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 13:1 13:1
West Haven High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
3%
5%
West Haven High School Asian Students (1988-2014)
Hispanic
30%
21%
West Haven High School Black Students (1988-2014)
Black
24%
13%
West Haven High School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
40%
58%
West Haven High School White Students (1988-2014)
Two or more races
3%
2%
West Haven High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups West Haven High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown CT All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.70 0.40
West Haven High School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
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.
40%
32%
West Haven High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2014)
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.
6%
5%
West Haven High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 5,945 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $17,612 is higher than the state average of $17,550. The district revenue/student has grown by 26% over four years.
The district spending/student of $16,968 is higher than the state average of $15,389. The district spending/student has grown by 26% over four years.
School District Name West Haven School District
Number of Schools
Managed
9
4
Number of Students Managed 5,945 1,685
West Haven   School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate n/a n/a
West Haven   School District Graduation Rate (1995-2009)
District Total Revenue $110 MM $31 MM
West Haven   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $106 MM $27 MM
West Haven   School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $17,612 $17,550
West Haven   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $16,968 $15,389
West Haven   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

Nearby Public 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 Grades Students
  • West Haven Edith E. Mackrille School
    0.5 miles | Grades: PK-4 | 356 students806 Jones Hill Rd At Chase
    West HavenCT 06516
    (203)931-6820
    0.5PK-4356
  • West HavenWashington School
    0.8 miles | Grades: PK-4 | 482 students369 Washington Ave
    West HavenCT 06516
    (203)931-6880
    0.8PK-4482
  • West HavenSavin Rock Community School
    0.9 miles | Grades: PK-4 | 499 students50 Park St
    West HavenCT 06516
    (203)931-6850
    0.9PK-4499
  • West HavenHarry M. Bailey Middle School
    1.1 miles | Grades: 7-8 | 866 students106 Morgan Ln
    West HavenCT 06516
    (203)937-4380
    1.17-8866
  • West HavenSeth G. Haley School
    1.7 miles | Grades: PK-4 | 484 students148 South St
    West HavenCT 06516
    (203)931-6810
    1.7PK-4484

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