Washington School

  • Washington School serves 472 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 45-49% (which is approximately equal to the Connecticut state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 40-44% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 57%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the Connecticut state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 75% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 45%.

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School Overview

  • Washington School's student population of 472 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 35 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students472 students
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Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Washington School's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Washington School is 0.63, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.43. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CT)
Overall School Rank#642 out of 968 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
46%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:113:1
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Asian
3%
5%
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Hispanic
53%
24%
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Black
17%
13%
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White
25%
55%
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Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis 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 Score0.630.43
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Eligible for Free Lunch
68%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWest Haven School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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