Bishop Woods School

1481 Quinnipiac Avenue

New Haven, CT 06513

Tel: (475)220-7300
  • Bishop Woods School serves 481 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 17% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 44%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 27% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 58%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Bishop Woods School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Connecticut state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 44%.
  • Bishop Woods School operates within the New Haven School District.

Top Placements (Connecticut)

Bishop Woods School is Listed among the top public schools in Connecticut for:

School Overview

  • Bishop Woods School's student population of 481 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students481 students
Gender %Bishop Woods School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
Students by GradeBishop Woods School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Bishop Woods School is ranked within the bottom 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 17:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Bishop Woods School is 0.63, 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)
17%
44%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
58%
Student : Teacher Ratio17:113:1
Asian
4%
5%
Hispanic
48%
23%
Black
35%
13%
White
13%
56%
All Ethnic GroupsBishop Woods School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCT All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.630.42
Eligible for Free Lunch
61%
33%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Bishop Woods School is New 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.
    • New Haven School District's student population of 21,669 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $22,337 is higher than the state average of $20,313. The district revenue/student has grown by 6% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $21,307 is higher than the state average of $19,375. The district spending/student has grown by 7% over four school years.
    School District NameNew Haven School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    52
    4
    Number of Students Managed21,6691,534
    New Haven School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    19%
    44%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    34%
    58%
    District Total Revenue$472 MM$31 MM
    District Spending$451 MM$30 MM
    District Revenue / Student$22,337$20,313
    District Spending / Student$21,307$19,375
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

    Nearby Public Schools

    Show me:

    School Reviews

    Review Bishop Woods School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

    • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
    • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

    I am a:

    Name or Alias:

    Your review:

    Rate this school:
    Recent Articles
    Students with disabilities may require the assistance of a service dog, but how might the presence of a dog in the classroom affect other students? Could it be too distracting?
    Childhood obesity rates continue to climb. While many public schools have implemented policies and programs to combat the problem, there is always more to be done. Keep reading to learn what schools are doing to prevent obesity and how you can help.
    Food allergies are no laughing matter and it doesn't take long for them to become dangerous. Keep reading to learn how to keep your child safe at school if he has a food allergy.