West Haven School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 9 public schools serving 5,669 students in West Haven School District. This district's average testing ranking is 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Connecticut.
Public Schools in West Haven School District have an average math proficiency score of 40% (versus the Connecticut public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 50% (versus the 58% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in West Haven School District are Edith E. Mackrille School, Alma E. Pagels School and Seth G. Haley School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. West Haven School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Connecticut.
Minority enrollment is 67% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Connecticut public school average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

West 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%)

Overview

School District Name
West Haven School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (CT)
# Schools
9 Schools
1,017 Schools
# Students
5,669 Students
516,037 Students
# Teachers
453 Teachers
42,219 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1

District Rank

West Haven School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 196 school districts in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 83% has increased from 74% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (CT)
Overall District Rank
#154 out of 200 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of West Haven   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
48%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of West Haven   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of CT by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
58%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of West Haven   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of CT by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
83%
90%
This chart display public school graduation rate of West Haven   School District and public school graduation rate of CT by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.71
0.64
# American Indian Students
15 Students
1,330 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
220 Students
26,878 Students
% Asian Students
4%
5%
# Hispanic Students
2,108 Students
126,699 Students
% Hispanic Students
37%
25%
# Black Students
1,290 Students
65,223 Students
% Black Students
23%
13%
# White Students
1,846 Students
278,459 Students
% White Students
33%
54%
# Hawaiian Students
2 Students
634 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
188 Students
16,772 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
71
14,044
# Students in K Grade:
476
35,559
# Students in 1st Grade:
468
36,150
# Students in 2nd Grade:
478
36,099
# Students in 3rd Grade:
415
37,281
# Students in 4th Grade:
475
38,109
# Students in 5th Grade:
455
39,533
# Students in 6th Grade:
459
38,794
# Students in 7th Grade:
494
39,400
# Students in 8th Grade:
426
39,499
# Students in 9th Grade:
385
42,596
# Students in 10th Grade:
366
40,316
# Students in 11th Grade:
358
39,765
# Students in 12th Grade:
343
38,892
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $23,314 is higher than the state median of $23,111. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $22,853 is higher than the state median of $21,658. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (CT)
Total Revenue
$132 MM
$35 MM
This chart display total revenue of West Haven   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in CT by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$130 MM
$33 MM
This chart display total spending of West Haven   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in CT by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$23,314
$23,111
This chart display average revenue per public school student in West Haven   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in CT by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$22,853
$21,658
This chart display average spending per public school student in West Haven   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in CT by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Best West Haven School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Edith E. Mackrille School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
806 Jones Hill Rd.
West Haven, CT 06516
(203) 931-6820
Grades: PK-4
| 320 students
Rank: #22.
Alma E. Pagels School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
26 Benham Hill Rd.
West Haven, CT 06516
(203) 931-6840
Grades: PK-4
| 335 students
Rank: #33.
Seth G. Haley School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
148 South St.
West Haven, CT 06516
(203) 931-6810
Grades: PK-4
| 378 students
Rank: #44.
Carrigan 5/6 Intermediate School
Math: 40% | Reading: 54%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2 Tetlow St.
West Haven, CT 06516
(203) 937-4390
Grades: 5-6
| 914 students
Rank: #55.
Harry M. Bailey Middle School
Math: 39% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
106 Morgan Ln.
West Haven, CT 06516
(203) 937-4380
Grades: 7-8
| 919 students
Rank: #66.
Savin Rock Community School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
50 Park St.
West Haven, CT 06516
(203) 931-6850
Grades: PK-4
| 482 students
Rank: #77.
Forest School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
95 Burwell Rd.
West Haven, CT 06516
(203) 931-6800
Grades: PK-4
| 424 students
Rank: #88.
Washington School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
369 Washington Ave.
West Haven, CT 06516
(203) 931-6880
Grades: PK-4
| 444 students
Rank: #99.
West Haven High School
Math: 17% | Reading: 46%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
One Mcdonough Plaza
West Haven, CT 06516
(203) 937-4360
Grades: 8-12
| 1,453 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • West Haven School District
  • 25 OGDEN STREET, WEST HAVEN, CT, 06516-1800
  • (203) 937-4300
  • whschools.org
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 5,669 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 67%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 83% (Btm 50% in CT)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 39% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 49% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.71

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