26 Benham Hill Rd.
West Haven, CT 06516
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Alma E. Pagels School serves 335 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 48%) for the 2018-19 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 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 46% (majority Hispanic and Black).

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 335 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students
335 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
30 teachers
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School Rankings

Alma E. Pagels School is ranked within the top 50% of all 957 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Alma E. Pagels School is 0.68, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
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State Level (CT)
Overall Testing Rank
#472 out of 957 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
48%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
58%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
5%
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Hispanic
26%
25%
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Black
25%
13%
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White
44%
54%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
45%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-4
  • Students: 335 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 56%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in CT
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.68 (Top 20%)

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