West Haven High School

Tel: (203)932-4360
  • West Haven High School serves 1,527 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the CT average of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 43%.
  • West Haven High School operates within the West Haven School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1527 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 113 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,527 students
West Haven High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % West Haven High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 113 teachers
West Haven High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade West Haven High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.70 is more than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CT) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 14:1
West Haven High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Asian
3%
5%
West Haven High School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
32%
22%
West Haven High School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
24%
13%
West Haven High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
38%
57%
West Haven High School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
West Haven High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
3%
3%
West Haven High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups West Haven High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown CT All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.70 0.41
West Haven High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
45%
33%
West Haven High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1993-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
6%
5%
West Haven High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • West Haven School District's student population of 5,850 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $19,019 in this district is less than the state average of $20,523. The district revenue/student has grown by 16% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $18,352 is less than the state average of $19,543. The district spending/student has grown by 16% over four years.
School District Name West Haven School District
Number of Schools
Managed
10
4
Number of Students Managed 5,850 1,624
West Haven School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate n/a n/a
West Haven School District Graduation Rate (1995-2009)
District Total Revenue $113 MM $33 MM
West Haven School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $109 MM $32 MM
West Haven School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $19,019 $20,523
West Haven School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $18,352 $19,543
West Haven School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school is Pace (0.2 miles away)
  • The nearest middle school is Pace (0.2 miles away)
  • The nearest elementary school is Pace (0.2 miles away)
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  • West HavenPaceAlternative School
    Grades: 8-11 | 35 students
    0.2 miles
    1 Mcdonough Plaza
    West HavenCT 06516
    (203)937-4360
    0.28-1135
  • West Haven Edith E. Mackrille School
    Grades: PK-4 | 326 students
    0.5 miles
    806 Jones Hill Road At Chase
    West HavenCT 06516
    (203)931-6820
    0.5PK-4326
  • West HavenWashington School
    Grades: PK-4 | 480 students
    0.8 miles
    369 Washington Avenue
    West HavenCT 06516
    (203)931-6880
    0.8PK-4480
  • West HavenSavin Rock Community School
    Grades: PK-4 | 478 students
    0.9 miles
    50 Park Street
    West HavenCT 06516
    (203)931-6850
    0.9PK-4478
  • West HavenHarry M. Bailey Middle School
    Grades: 7-8 | 872 students
    1.1 miles
    106 Morgan Lane
    West HavenCT 06516
    (203)937-4380
    1.17-8872

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