Westport School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 8 public schools serving 5,494 students in Westport School District. This district's average testing ranking is 10/10, which is in the top 5% of public schools in Connecticut.
Public Schools in Westport School District have an average math proficiency score of 83% (versus the Connecticut public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 85% (versus the 58% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Westport School District are Green's Farms School, Coleytown Elementary School and Staples High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Westport School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Connecticut.
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is less than the Connecticut public school average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 5%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 5%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 5%)
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Westport School District
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (CT)
# Schools
8 Schools
1,017 Schools
# Students
5,494 Students
516,037 Students
# Teachers
503 Teachers
42,219 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
11:1

District Rank

Westport School District, which is ranked within the top 5% 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 99% has increased from 98% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (CT)
Overall District Rank
#4 out of 200 school districts
(Top 5%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Westport   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
82%
48%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Westport   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)
85%
58%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Westport   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
≥99%
90%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Westport   School District and public school graduation rate of CT by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.32
0.64
# American Indian Students
2 Students
1,330 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
356 Students
26,878 Students
% Asian Students
7%
5%
# Hispanic Students
293 Students
126,699 Students
% Hispanic Students
5%
25%
# Black Students
114 Students
65,223 Students
% Black Students
2%
13%
# White Students
4,503 Students
278,459 Students
% White Students
82%
54%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
634 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
226 Students
16,772 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
14,044
# Students in K Grade:
332
35,559
# Students in 1st Grade:
346
36,150
# Students in 2nd Grade:
382
36,099
# Students in 3rd Grade:
368
37,281
# Students in 4th Grade:
428
38,109
# Students in 5th Grade:
416
39,533
# Students in 6th Grade:
432
38,794
# Students in 7th Grade:
448
39,400
# Students in 8th Grade:
454
39,499
# Students in 9th Grade:
476
42,596
# Students in 10th Grade:
462
40,316
# Students in 11th Grade:
487
39,765
# Students in 12th Grade:
463
38,892
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $25,861 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 $25,742 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
$142 MM
$35 MM
This chart display total revenue of Westport   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
$141 MM
$33 MM
This chart display total spending of Westport   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
$25,861
$23,111
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Westport   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
$25,742
$21,658
This chart display average spending per public school student in Westport   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 Westport School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Green's Farms School
Math: 88% | Reading: 89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
17 Morningside Dr. South
Westport, CT 06880
(203) 222-3610
Grades: K-5
| 417 students
Rank: #22.
Coleytown Elementary School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
65 Easton Rd.
Westport, CT 06880
(203) 341-1710
Grades: K-5
| 369 students
Rank: #33.
Staples High School
Math: 79% | Reading: 93%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
(1)
70 North Ave.
Westport, CT 06880
(203) 341-1210
Grades: 9-12
| 1,888 students
Rank: #44.
Saugatuck Elementary School
Math: 81% | Reading: 87%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
(1)
170 Riverside Ave.
Westport, CT 06880
(203) 221-2910
Grades: K-5
| 483 students
Rank: #55.
Bedford Middle School
Math: 85% | Reading: 83%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
88 North Ave.
Westport, CT 06880
(203) 341-1510
Grades: 6-8
| 854 students
Rank: #66.
King's Highway Elementary School
Math: 83% | Reading: 83%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
125 Post Rd. West
Westport, CT 06880
(203) 341-1802
Grades: K-5
| 463 students
Rank: #77.
Long Lots School
Math: 81% | Reading: 85%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
13 Hyde Ln.
Westport, CT 06880
(203) 341-1910
Grades: K-5
| 540 students
Rank: #88.
Coleytown Middle School
Math: 79% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
255 North Ave.
Westport, CT 06880
(203) 341-1610
Grades: 6-8
| 480 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 5,494 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 18%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥99% (Top 1% in CT)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 5%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 82% (Top 1%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 85% (Top 5%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.32

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