Westport School District

For the 2022 school year, there is 1 public high school serving 1,888 students in Westport School District. This district's average high testing ranking is 10/10, which is in the top 5% of public high schools in Connecticut.
Public High School in Westport School District have an average math proficiency score of 79% (versus the Connecticut public high school average of 40%), and reading proficiency score of 93% (versus the 60% statewide average).
The top ranked public high school in Westport School District is Staples High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Public High School in Westport School District have a Graduation Rate of 99%, which is more than the Connecticut average of 92%.
The school with highest graduation rate is Staples High School, with ≥99% graduation rate. Read more about public school graduation rate statistics in Connecticut or national school graduation rate statistics.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is less than the Connecticut public high school average of 45% (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
1 School
216 Schools
# Students
1,888 Students
171,584 Students
# Teachers
165 Teachers
14,502 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
11:1

District Rank

Westport School District, which is ranked within the top 5% of all 138 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
0.27
0.63
# American Indian Students
n/a
454 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
110 Students
8,085 Students
% Asian Students
6%
5%
# Hispanic Students
101 Students
38,453 Students
% Hispanic Students
5%
22%
# Black Students
45 Students
25,401 Students
% Black Students
3%
15%
# White Students
1,606 Students
94,457 Students
% White Students
85%
55%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
301 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
26 Students
4,391 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
259
# Students in K Grade:
-
627
# Students in 1st Grade:
-
621
# Students in 2nd Grade:
-
627
# Students in 3rd Grade:
-
625
# Students in 4th Grade:
-
651
# Students in 5th Grade:
-
737
# Students in 6th Grade:
-
1,756
# Students in 7th Grade:
-
2,055
# Students in 8th Grade:
-
2,057
# 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 High Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
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

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Westport School District
  • 110 MYRTLE AVENUE, WESTPORT, CT, 06880-3513
  • (203) 341-1025
  • coventrypublicschools.org
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 1,888 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 15%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥99% (Top 1% in CT)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 5%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 82% (Top 1%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 85% (Top 5%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.27

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