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 stayed relatively flat 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 stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.70 is more than the state average of 0.61. 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 (1988-2014)
Asian
3%
5%
West Haven High School Asian Students (1990-2014)
Hispanic
30%
21%
West Haven High School Black Students (1990-2014)
Black
24%
13%
West Haven High School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
40%
58%
West Haven High School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
3%
2%
West Haven High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
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 0.61
West Haven High School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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 (1993-2014)
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

West Haven School District's student population of 5,951 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $17,612 is higher than the state average of $17,550. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $16,968 is higher than the state average of $15,389. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name West Haven School District
Number of Schools
Managed
9
4
Number of Students Managed 5,951 1,685
West Haven   School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
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 (1990-2012)
District Spending $106 MM $27 MM
West Haven   School District District Spending (1990-2012)
District Revenue / Student $17,612 $17,550
West Haven   School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2012)
District Spending / Student $16,968 $15,389
West Haven   School District District Spending / Student (1992-2012)
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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    0.5 miles
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    (203)931-6820
    0.5PK-4356
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    0.8 miles
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    West HavenCT 06516
    (203)931-6880
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    West HavenCT 06516
    (203)931-6850
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    Grades: 7-8 | 866 students
    1.1 miles
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    West HavenCT 06516
    (203)937-4380
    1.17-8866
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    1.7 miles
    148 South St
    West HavenCT 06516
    (203)931-6810
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