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  • For the 2020 school year, there are 7 public elementary schools in West Haven School District, serving 3,297 students.
  • Public elementary school in West Haven School District have an average math proficiency score of 40% (versus the Connecticut public elementary school average of 46%), and reading proficiency score of 48% (versus the 54% statewide average). This district's average elementary school ranking is in the bottom 50% of public elementary schools in Connecticut.
  • The top ranked public elementary schools in West Haven School District are Edith E. Mackrille School, Alma E. Pagels School and Forest School. Overall school rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
  • Minority enrollment is 67% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Connecticut public elementary school average of 49% (majority Hispanic).
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the Connecticut public elementary school average of 12:1.

Overview

School District NameWest Haven School District
School District Websitehttp://www.whschools.org
School District Phone Number(203)937-4300
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (CT)
# of Schools7 Schools788 Schools
# of Students3,297 Students345,672 Students
# of Teachers267 Teachers27,746 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio12:112:1

District Comparison

  • West Haven School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 179 school districts in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-2017 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 75% has increased from 72% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (CT)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
46%
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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
57%
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 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate
75%
89%
This chart display public school graduation rate of West Haven   School District and public school graduation rate of CT by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.710.65
# of American Indian Students11 Students920 Students
% American Indian Students
n/an/a
# of Asian Students128 Students18,065 Students
% Asian Students
4%
5%
# of Hispanic Students1,245 Students90,868 Students
% Hispanic Students
38%
26%
# of Black Students728 Students45,273 Students
% Black Students
22%
13%
# of White Students1,077 Students177,847 Students
% White Students
33%
52%
# of Hawaiian Students2 Students379 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students106 Students12,320 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
4%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:7111,966
# of Students in Kindergarten:47635,576
# of Students in 1st Grade:46836,485
# of Students in 2nd Grade:47836,471
# of Students in 3rd Grade:41537,688
# of Students in 4th Grade:47538,546
# of Students in 5th Grade:45539,829
# of Students in 6th Grade:45939,247
# of Students in 7th Grade: - 32,088
# of Students in 8th Grade: - 31,851
# of Students in 9th Grade: - 1,670
# of Students in 10th Grade: - 1,531
# of Students in 11th Grade: - 1,385
# of Students in 12th Grade: - 1,339
# of Ungraded Students: - -

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $18,244 in this school district is less than the state average of $21,667. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $17,577 is less than the state average of $18,999. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (CT)
Total Revenue$110 MM$31 MM
This chart display total revenue of West Haven   School District and average revenue for each school distric in CT by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending$106 MM$27 MM
This chart display total spending of West Haven   School District and average spending for each school distric in CT by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student$18,244$21,667
This chart display average revenue per public school student in West Haven   School District and average revenue per public school student in CT by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student$17,577$18,999
This chart display average spending per public school student in West Haven   School District and average spending per public school student in CT by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

West Haven School District Public Elementary Schools (2020)

  • School (Math/Reading Proficiency) Location
    Grades
    Students
  • Alma E. Pagels School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank: Top 50%
    26 Benham Hill Rd.
    West Haven, CT 06516
    (203)931-6840

    Grades: PK-4 | 335 students
  • Carrigan 5/6 Intermediate School Math: 30% | Reading: 48%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    2 Tetlow St.
    West Haven, CT 06516
    (203)937-4390

    Grades: 5-6 | 914 students
  • Edith E. Mackrille School Math: 75-79% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank: Top 10%
    806 Jones Hill Rd.
    West Haven, CT 06516
    (203)931-6820

    Grades: PK-4 | 320 students
  • Forest School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    95 Burwell Rd.
    West Haven, CT 06516
    (203)931-6800

    Grades: PK-4 | 424 students
  • Savin Rock Community School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    50 Park St.
    West Haven, CT 06516
    (203)931-6850

    Grades: PK-4 | 482 students
  • Seth G. Haley School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    148 South St.
    West Haven, CT 06516
    (203)931-6810

    Grades: PK-4 | 378 students
  • Washington School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    369 Washington Ave.
    West Haven, CT 06516
    (203)931-6880

    Grades: PK-4 | 444 students
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