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Avg. test scores 53%
High school dipl. 4%
Bachelors degree 13%

New Haven school information

IndexNew HavenConnecticutNational
Average Test Scores23%47%49%
Student/Teacher ratio29:114:116:1
Total public schools5365479,221
Total private schools1420724,874
Total post-secondary schools5817,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in New Haven are 53% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 53 public schools in New Haven
  • 81.3% of people in New Haven have completed 8th grade
  • 79.8% of people in New Haven have completed high school
  • 34.2% of people in New Haven have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in New Haven

      IndexNew HavenConnecticutNational
      Completed 8th grade81.3%88.0%84.3%
      Completed high school79.8%86.9%83.0%
      Completed some college53.6%62.9%59.4%
      Completed associate degree38.6%45.5%38.5%
      Completed bachelors34.2%38.0%30.3%
      Completed masters18.7%16.8%11.5%
      Completed professional degree8.6%4.6%3.3%
      Completed doctorate4.5%1.7%1.3%

      New Haven, CT School Districts

      • New Haven School District

      There are a total of 53 public schools, 14 private schools and 5 post-secondary schools in New Haven. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for New Haven, CT schools is 23%. The average student to teacher ratio is 29:1. In New Haven, CT, an average of 81.3% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 79.8% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Guilford Center, CT2,51778%59%
      Orange, CT13,94172%45%
      Trumbull, CT36,47769%40%
      Cheshire Village, CT6,10367%37%
      Shelton, CT40,97960%22%
      New Haven, CT130,40523%53%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Thornton, CO130,51129%40%
      Waco, TX130,65961%24%
      Charleston, SC129,88848%2%
      Cedar Rapids, IA129,53772%46%
      Carrollton, TX129,26680%63%
      New Haven, CT130,40523%53%
      Source: The New Haven, CT education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.