Alma E. Pagels School

26 Benham Hill Rd.
West Haven, CT 06516
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 361 students in grades Prekindergarten-4, Alma E. Pagels School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (which is approximately equal to the Connecticut state average of 40%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 50%).
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 66% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 51% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-4
  • Enrollment: 361 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 66%
  • : Bottom 50% in CT
  • : 40-44% (Top 50%)
  • : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Alma E. Pagels School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Connecticut for:

School Overview

Alma E. Pagels School's student population of 361 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-4
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
361 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
33 teachers
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School Rankings

Alma E. Pagels School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 942 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Alma E. Pagels School is 0.75, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (CT)
#565 out of 942 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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40-44%
40%
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35-39%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
12:1
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American Indian
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Asian
8%
5%
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Hispanic
28%
29%
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Black
24%
13%
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White
34%
49%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
6%
4%
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0.75
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Eligible for Free Lunch
45%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Alma E. Pagels School's ranking?
Alma E. Pagels School is ranked #565 out of 942 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Connecticut.
What schools are Alma E. Pagels School often compared to?
Alma E. Pagels Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Edith E. Mackrille School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
40-44% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CT state average), while 35-39% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 50% CT state average).
How many students attend Alma E. Pagels School?
361 students attend Alma E. Pagels School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
34% of Alma E. Pagels School students are White, 28% of students are Hispanic, 24% of students are Black, 8% of students are Asian, and 6% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Alma E. Pagels School?
Alma E. Pagels School has a student ration of 11:1, which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 12:1.
What grades does Alma E. Pagels School offer ?
Alma E. Pagels School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-4 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Alma E. Pagels School part of?
Alma E. Pagels School is part of West Haven School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-4
  • Enrollment: 361 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 66%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 40-44% (Top 50%)
  • : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

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