West Woods School

  • West Woods School serves 344 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 68% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 75% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 57%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • West Woods School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 46% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • West Woods School's student population of 344 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 26 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students344 students
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Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Comparison

  • West Woods School is ranked within the top 30% of all 951 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of West Woods School is 0.64, which is equal to 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (CT)
Overall Testing Rank#196 out of 951 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
68%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
75%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:112:1
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American Indian
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Asian
18%
5%
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Hispanic
9%
25%
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Black
12%
13%
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White
56%
54%
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Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
5%
3%
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Diversity Score0.640.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
6%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHamden School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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    3.2 miles
    414 North Brooksvale Rd.
    Cheshire, CT 06410
    (203) 272-7283
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  • North Haven Green Acres Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 388 students
    3.6 miles
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    North Haven, CT 06473
    (203) 239-5387
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  • Hamden Hamden Middle School
    Grades: 7-8 | 880 students
    3.6 miles
    2623 Dixwell Ave.
    Hamden, CT 06518
    (203) 407-3140
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  • Bethany Bethany Community School
    Grades: PK-6 | 364 students
    3.9 miles
    44 Peck Road
    Bethany, CT 06524
    (203) 393-3350
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