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  • For the 2020 school year, there are 2 public middle schools in West Haven School District, serving 2,372 students.
  • Public middle school in West Haven School District have an average math proficiency score of 34% (versus the Connecticut public middle school average of 41%), and reading proficiency score of 48% (versus the 52% statewide average). This district's average middle school ranking is in the bottom 50% of public middle schools in Connecticut.
  • The top ranked public middle schools in West Haven School District are Harry M. Bailey Middle School and West Haven High School. Overall school rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
  • Minority enrollment is 68% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Connecticut public middle school average of 54% (majority Hispanic).
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is more than the Connecticut public middle 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 Schools2 Schools300 Schools
# of Students2,372 Students162,375 Students
# of Teachers186 Teachers13,530 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio13:112:1

District Comparison

  • West Haven School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 167 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 Score0.710.68
# of American Indian Students4 Students492 Students
% American Indian Students
n/an/a
# of Asian Students92 Students7,060 Students
% Asian Students
4%
4%
# of Hispanic Students863 Students46,602 Students
% Hispanic Students
36%
29%
# of Black Students562 Students28,538 Students
% Black Students
24%
18%
# of White Students769 Students75,051 Students
% White Students
32%
46%
# of Hawaiian Studentsn/a216 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students82 Students4,416 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
3%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten: - 3,258
# of Students in Kindergarten: - 5,608
# of Students in 1st Grade: - 5,859
# of Students in 2nd Grade: - 5,736
# of Students in 3rd Grade: - 5,957
# of Students in 4th Grade: - 6,079
# of Students in 5th Grade: - 9,840
# of Students in 6th Grade: - 31,343
# of Students in 7th Grade:49439,751
# of Students in 8th Grade:42639,847
# of Students in 9th Grade:3852,491
# of Students in 10th Grade:3662,340
# of Students in 11th Grade:3582,193
# of Students in 12th Grade:3432,073
# 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 Middle Schools (2020)

  • School (Math/Reading Proficiency) Location
    Grades
    Students
  • Harry M. Bailey Middle School Math: 42% | Reading: 47%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    106 Morgan Ln.
    West Haven, CT 06516
    (203)937-4380

    Grades: 7-8 | 919 students
  • West Haven High School Math: 16% | Reading: 49%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    One Mcdonough Plaza
    West Haven, CT 06516
    (203)937-4360

    Grades: 8-12 | 1453 students
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