369 Washington Ave.
West Haven, CT 06516
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Washington School serves 444 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
Washington School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 48%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 58%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 72% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Washington School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Connecticut for:

Category
Attribute

School Overview

Washington School's student population of 444 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students
444 students
This chart display total students of Washington School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Gender %
This chart display gender of Washington School
Total Classroom Teachers
34 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Washington School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Students by Grade
This chart display the students of Washington School by grade.

School Rankings

Washington School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 957 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Washington School is 0.65, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CT)
Overall Testing Rank
#751 out of 957 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Washington School, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Washington School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
58%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Washington School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Connecticut by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
12:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Washington School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Connecticut by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Washington School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
49%
25%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Washington School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
18%
13%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Washington School and the percentage of Black public school students in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
28%
54%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Washington School and the percentage of White public school students in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Washington School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Washington School.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CT.
Diversity Score
0.65
This chart display the diversity score of Washington School and the public school average diversity score of Connecticut by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
71%
31%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Washington School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Washington School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

School Reviews

Review Washington School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
Rate this school:

Nearby Homes for Sale

Recent Articles

Life Beyond High School: The Innovative Frontier
Life Beyond High School: The Innovative Frontier
Exploring post graduation options for high school students.
New Study Confirms That Private Schools Are No Better Than Public Schools
New Study Confirms That Private Schools Are No Better Than Public Schools
The results of a new study show that private school education may be no better than public school education. Keep reading to learn more about this study and to learn how to make the right choice between private and public school education for your child.
Parents Refuse Common Core Testing
Parents Refuse Common Core Testing
Parents nationwide are opting out of state testing. Hoping to send a message to lawmakers, they are refusing to allow their children to take standardized tests.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-4
  • Students: 444 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 72%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in CT
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.65 (Top 30%)

Quick Links