West School serves 491 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
West School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 90% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 48%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 86% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 58%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 46% (majority Hispanic).
West School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Connecticut for:
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
West School's student population of 491 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 40 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
View the West School yearly calendar below. Note key dates such as:
Last Day of School for Students (Half Day)
June 17, 2022 (Friday)
West School is ranked within the top 5% 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 West School is 0.21, which is less 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
State Level (CT)
Overall Testing Rank
#16 out of 957 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education
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