Engineering - Science University Magnet School

500 Boston Post Road
West Haven, CT 06516
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Engineering - Science University Magnet School serves 580 students in grades 6-12.
Engineering - Science University Magnet School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 48% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 51%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 51% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 6-12
  • Enrollment: 580 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 71%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 20% in CT)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 48% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Engineering - Science University Magnet School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Connecticut for:

School Overview

Engineering - Science University Magnet School's student population of 580 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 46 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 6-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
580 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
46 teachers
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School Rankings

Engineering - Science University Magnet School is ranked within the top 50% of all 940 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Engineering - Science University Magnet School is 0.74, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CT)
Overall Testing Rank
#356 out of 940 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
12:1
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American Indian
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Asian
8%
5%
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Hispanic
25%
29%
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Black
33%
13%
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White
29%
49%
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Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.74
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Graduation Rate
≥95%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
36%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Engineering - Science University Magnet School's ranking?
Engineering - Science University Magnet School is ranked #356 out of 940 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Connecticut.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
48% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 39% CT state average), while 60% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CT state average).
What is the graduation rate of Engineering - Science University Magnet School?
The graduation rate of Engineering - Science University Magnet School is 95%, which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 90%.
How many students attend Engineering - Science University Magnet School?
580 students attend Engineering - Science University Magnet School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
33% of Engineering - Science University Magnet School students are Black, 29% of students are White, 25% of students are Hispanic, 8% of students are Asian, and 5% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Engineering - Science University Magnet School?
Engineering - Science University Magnet School has a student ration of 13:1, which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 12:1.
What grades does Engineering - Science University Magnet School offer ?
Engineering - Science University Magnet School offers enrollment in grades 6-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Engineering - Science University Magnet School part of?
Engineering - Science University Magnet School is part of New Haven School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 6-12
  • Enrollment: 580 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 71%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 20%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 48% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

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