New Haven School District

54 Meadow Street
New Haven, CT 06519
(District boundaries shown in map)
1/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

New Haven School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Connecticut for:

Category
Attribute
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 37 public schools serving 18,627 students in New Haven School District. This district's average testing ranking is 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Connecticut.
Public Schools in New Haven School District have an average math proficiency score of 12% (versus the Connecticut public school average of 40%), and reading proficiency score of 25% (versus the 51% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Connecticut public school average of 51% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

This School District
This State (CT)
# Schools
37 Schools
1,001 Schools
# Students
18,627 Students
496,954 Students
# Teachers
1,440 Teachers
40,204 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1

District Rank

New Haven School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 197 school districts in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2021-2022 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 76% has decreased from 80% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (CT)
#186 out of 200 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart displays the overall district rank of New Haven   School District, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
12%
40%
This chart displays the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of New Haven   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Connecticut by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
25%
50%
This chart displays the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of New Haven   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Connecticut by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
21%
47%
This chart displays the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of New Haven   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Connecticut by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
76%
89%
This chart displays public school graduation rate of New Haven   School District and public school graduation rate of Connecticut by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.64
0.66
# American Indian Students
41 Students
1,260 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
534 Students
25,944 Students
% Asian Students
3%
5%
# Hispanic Students
9,021 Students
142,616 Students
% Hispanic Students
48%
29%
# Black Students
6,420 Students
61,808 Students
% Black Students
35%
13%
# White Students
2,076 Students
243,438 Students
% White Students
11%
49%
# Hawaiian Students
10 Students
494 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
525 Students
21,235 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
913
13,605
# Students in K Grade:
1,186
35,395
# Students in 1st Grade:
1,118
33,504
# Students in 2nd Grade:
1,318
35,507
# Students in 3rd Grade:
1,322
35,342
# Students in 4th Grade:
1,315
35,943
# Students in 5th Grade:
1,385
36,351
# Students in 6th Grade:
1,441
36,780
# Students in 7th Grade:
1,473
37,886
# Students in 8th Grade:
1,560
38,799
# Students in 9th Grade:
1,707
43,474
# Students in 10th Grade:
1,463
39,414
# Students in 11th Grade:
1,305
37,413
# Students in 12th Grade:
1,121
37,541
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $24,180 in this school district is less than the state median of $25,998. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $23,344 is less than the state median of $25,071. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (CT)
Total Revenue
$450 MM
$12,920 MM
This chart displays total revenue of New Haven   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$435 MM
$12,459 MM
This chart displays total spending of New Haven   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$24,180
$25,998
This chart displays average revenue per public school student in New Haven   School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$23,344
$25,071
This chart displays average spending per public school student in New Haven   School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best New Haven School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Worthington Hooker School
(Math: 52% | Reading: 67%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
180 Canner St.
New Haven, CT 06511
(475) 220-7200
Grades: K-8
| 393 students
Rank: #22.
Engineering - Science University Magnet School
Magnet School
(Math: 41% | Reading: 63%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
500 Boston Post Road
West Haven, CT 06516
(475) 220-6000
Grades: 6-12
| 580 students
Rank: #33.
Mauro-sheridan Magnet School
Magnet School
(Math: 24% | Reading: 45%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
191 Fountain St.
New Haven, CT 06515
(475) 220-2800
Grades: PK-8
| 529 students
Rank: #44.
Davis For Arts & Design Innovation
Magnet School
(Math: 21% | Reading: 39%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
35 Davis St.
New Haven, CT 06515
(475) 220-7800
Grades: PK-8
| 491 students
Rank: #55.
Nathan Hale School
(Math: 19% | Reading: 33%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
480 Townsend Ave.
East Haven, CT 06512
(475) 220-4200
Grades: PK-8
| 544 students
Rank: #66.
Cooperative High School - Inter-district Magnet
Magnet School
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
177 College Street
New Haven, CT 06511
(475) 220-2400
Grades: 9-12
| 575 students
Rank: #77.
Edgewood School
(Math: 18% | Reading: 29%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
737 Edgewood Ave.
New Haven, CT 06515
(475) 220-8000
Grades: K-8
| 407 students
Rank: #88.
Beecher School
Magnet School
(Math: 19% | Reading: 27%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
100 Jewel Street
New Haven, CT 06511
(475) 220-3800
Grades: PK-8
| 500 students
Rank: #99.
New Haven Academy
Magnet School
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
444 Orange Street
New Haven, CT 06511
(475) 220-6600
Grades: 9-12
| 332 students
Rank: #1010.
Betsy Ross Arts Magnet School
Magnet School
(Math: 13% | Reading: 31%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
150 Kimberly Ave.
New Haven, CT 06519
(475) 220-5300
Grades: 5-8
| 348 students
Rank: #1111.
Benjamin Jepson Magnet School
Magnet School
(Math: 13% | Reading: 29%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
15 Lexington Ave.
New Haven, CT 06513
(475) 220-2900
Grades: PK-8
| 489 students
Rank: #1212.
Celentano Biotech Health And Medical Magnet School
Magnet School
(Math: 13% | Reading: 23%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
400 Canner Street
New Haven, CT 06511
(475) 220-3400
Grades: PK-8
| 348 students
Rank: #1313.
Conte/west Hills Magnet School
Magnet School
(Math: 12% | Reading: 22%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
511 Chapel St.
New Haven, CT 06511
(475) 220-5400
Grades: PK-8
| 616 students
Rank: #1414.
John S. Martinez Sea And Sky Stem School
(Math: 11% | Reading: 26%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
100 James St.
New Haven, CT 06513
(475) 220-2000
Grades: PK-8
| 477 students
Rank: #1515.
Sound School
(Math: 6-9% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
60 South Water St.
New Haven, CT 06519
(475) 220-2300
Grades: 9-12
| 340 students
Rank: #1616.
Wilbur Cross High School
(Math: 11% | Reading: 25%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
181 Mitchell Dr.
New Haven, CT 06511
(475) 220-7400
Grades: 9-12
| 1,563 students
Rank: #1717.
East Rock Community Magnet School
Magnet School
(Math: 11% | Reading: 23%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
133 Nash St.
New Haven, CT 06511
(475) 220-5900
Grades: PK-8
| 451 students
Rank: #1818.
Clinton Avenue School
(Math: 11% | Reading: 22%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
293 Clinton Ave.
New Haven, CT 06513
(475) 220-3300
Grades: K-8
| 459 students
Rank: #1919.
High School In The Community
Magnet School
(Math: ≤10% | Reading: 20-29%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
175 Water St.
New Haven, CT 06511
(475) 220-6200
Grades: 9-12
| 268 students
Rank: #2020.
John C. Daniels
Magnet School
(Math: 9% | Reading: 24%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
569 Congress Ave.
New Haven, CT 06519
(475) 220-3600
Grades: PK-8
| 490 students
Rank: #2121.
Hill Regional Career High School
Magnet School
(Math: ≤5% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
140 Legion Ave.
New Haven, CT 06519
(475) 220-5000
Grades: 9-12
| 637 students
Rank: #22 - 2322. - 23.
James Hillhouse High School
(Math: 6-9% | Reading: 15-19%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
480 Sherman Parkway
New Haven, CT 06511
(475) 220-7500
Grades: 9-12
| 1,171 students
Rank: #22 - 2322. - 23.
Metropolitan Business Academy
Magnet School
(Math: 6-9% | Reading: 15-19%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
115 Water Street
New Haven, CT 06511
(475) 220-7700
Grades: 9-12
| 389 students
Rank: #2424.
Bishop Woods Architecture And Design Magnet School
Magnet School
(Math: 7% | Reading: 19%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1481 Quinnipiac Avenue
New Haven, CT 06513
(475) 220-7300
Grades: K-8
| 437 students
Rank: #2525.
Barnard Environmental Magnet School
Magnet School
(Math: 6% | Reading: 19%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
170 Derby Ave.
New Haven, CT 06511
(475) 220-3500
Grades: PK-8
| 467 students
Rank: #2626.
Ross/woodward School
Magnet School
(Math: 5% | Reading: 20%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
185 Barnes Ave.
New Haven, CT 06513
(475) 220-3100
Grades: PK-8
| 636 students
Rank: #27 - 2827. - 28.
Barack H. Obama Magnet University School
Magnet School
(Math: 6-9% | Reading: 10-14%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
69 Farnham Ave
New Haven, CT 06515
(475) 220-4800
Grades: PK-4
| 317 students
Rank: #27 - 2827. - 28.
Lincoln-bassett School
(Math: 6-9% | Reading: 10-14%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
130 Bassett St.
New Haven, CT 06511
(475) 220-8500
Grades: PK-6
| 286 students
Rank: #2929.
King/robinson Magnet School
Magnet School
(Math: 6% | Reading: 16%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
150 Fournier St.
New Haven, CT 06511
(475) 220-2700
Grades: PK-8
| 466 students
Rank: #3030.
Truman School
(Math: 7% | Reading: 12%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
114 Truman St.
New Haven, CT 06519
(475) 220-2100
Grades: PK-8
| 505 students
Rank: #3131.
Fair Haven School
(Math: 5% | Reading: 14%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
164 Grand Ave.
New Haven, CT 06513
(475) 220-2600
Grades: PK-8
| 737 students
Rank: #3232.
Wexler/grant Community School
(Math: 4% | Reading: 14%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
55 Foote St.
New Haven, CT 06511
(475) 220-5600
Grades: K-8
| 315 students
Rank: #3333.
Augusta Lewis Troup School
(Math: 2% | Reading: 12%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
259 Edgewood Ave.
New Haven, CT 06511
(475) 220-3000
Grades: PK-8
| 425 students
Rank: #3434.
Hill Central Music Academy
(Math: 4% | Reading: 11%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
140 Dewitt St.
New Haven, CT 06519
(475) 220-6100
Grades: PK-8
| 440 students
Rank: #3535.
Roberto Clemente Leadership For Global Awareness
(Math: 3% | Reading: 10%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
360 Columbus Avenue
New Haven, CT 06519
(475) 220-7600
Grades: K-8
| 389 students
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Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to New Haven School District?
New Haven School District manages 37 public schools serving 18,627 students.
What is the rank of New Haven School District?
New Haven School District is ranked #190 out of 197 school districts in Connecticut (bottom 50%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2021-2022 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of Connecticut school districts for: Most diverse schools (Top 1%) and Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in New Haven School District?
48% of New Haven School District students are Hispanic, 35% of students are Black, 11% of students are White, 3% of students are Asian, and 3% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student/teacher ratio of New Haven School District?
New Haven School District has a student/teacher ratio of 13:1, which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 12:1.
What is New Haven School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $23,344 is less than the state median of $25,071. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 37 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 18,627 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 89%
  • : 76% (Btm 50% in CT)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 12% (Btm 50%)
  • : 25% (Btm 50%)
  • : 21% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

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