2 Tetlow St.
West Haven, CT 06516
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Carrigan 5/6 Intermediate School serves 823 students in grades 5-6.
Carrigan 5/6 Intermediate 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 23% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 36% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 51%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 72% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 50% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 5-6
  • Enrollment: 823 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 72%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in CT
  • Math Proficiency
    : 23% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 36% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

School Overview

Carrigan 5/6 Intermediate School's student population of 823 students has declined by 14% over five school years.
The teacher population of 67 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 5-6
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
823 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
67 teachers
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School Rankings

Carrigan 5/6 Intermediate School is ranked within the bottom 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 Carrigan 5/6 Intermediate School is 0.71, 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.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CT)
Overall Testing Rank
#611 out of 957 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
23%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
36%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
4%
5%
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Hispanic
41%
28%
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Black
22%
13%
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White
28%
50%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
55%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What schools are Carrigan 5/6 Intermediate School often compared to?

Carrigan 5/6 Intermediate Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Betsy Ross Arts Magnet School by visitors of our site.

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

23% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 39% CT state average), while 36% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CT state average).

How many students attend Carrigan 5/6 Intermediate School?

823 students attend Carrigan 5/6 Intermediate School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

41% of Carrigan 5/6 Intermediate School students are Hispanic, 28% of students are White, 22% of students are Black, 4% of students are Asian, 4% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are American Indian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Carrigan 5/6 Intermediate School?

Carrigan 5/6 Intermediate School has a student ration of 12:1, which is equal to the Connecticut state average of 12:1.

What grades does Carrigan 5/6 Intermediate School offer ?

Carrigan 5/6 Intermediate School offers enrollment in grades 5-6 (offers virtual instruction).

What school district is Carrigan 5/6 Intermediate School part of?

Carrigan 5/6 Intermediate School is part of West Haven School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 5-6
  • Enrollment: 823 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 72%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 23% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 36% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

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