Alma E. Pagels School

Tel: (203)931-6840
  • Alma E. Pagels School serves 340 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 55-59% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 44%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 55-59% (which is approximately equal to the Connecticut state average of 58%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Alma E. Pagels School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Connecticut state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 51% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 44%.
  • Alma E. Pagels School operates within the West Haven School District.

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School Overview

  • Alma E. Pagels School's student population of 340 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students340 students
Gender %Alma E. Pagels School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
Students by GradeAlma E. Pagels School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Alma E. Pagels School is ranked within the top 50% of all 968 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Alma E. Pagels School is 0.65, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CT)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
44%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
58%
Student : Teacher Ratio12:113:1
Asian
3%
5%
Hispanic
25%
23%
Black
22%
13%
White
49%
56%
Two or more races
1%
3%
All Ethnic GroupsAlma E. Pagels School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCT All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.650.42
Eligible for Free Lunch
39%
33%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Alma E. Pagels School is West Haven School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 195 school districts in Connecticut (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • West Haven School District's student population of 5,755 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $18,244 in this district is less than the state average of $20,313. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $17,577 is less than the state average of $19,375. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    School District NameWest Haven School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    14
    4
    Number of Students Managed5,7551,534
    West Haven School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    36%
    44%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    47%
    58%
    District Total Revenue$110 MM$31 MM
    District Spending$106 MM$30 MM
    District Revenue / Student$18,244$20,313
    District Spending / Student$17,577$19,375
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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