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60%
  • Edith E. Mackrille School
  • 806 Jones Hill Rd., West Haven
  • WEST HAVEN SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: PK - 4 · Students: 326
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
47%
  • Alma E. Pagels School
  • 26 Benham Hill Rd., West Haven
  • WEST HAVEN SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: PK - 4 · Students: 343
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
45%
  • Seth G. Haley School
  • 148 South St., West Haven
  • WEST HAVEN SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: PK - 4 · Students: 451
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
42%
  • Forest School
  • 95 Burwell Rd., West Haven
  • WEST HAVEN SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: PK - 4 · Students: 478
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
36%
  • Carrigan 5/6 Intermediate School
  • 2 Tetlow St., West Haven
  • WEST HAVEN SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: 5 - 8 · Students: 860
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1
35%
  • Harry M. Bailey Middle School
  • 106 Morgan Ln., West Haven
  • WEST HAVEN SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: 7 - 8 · Students: 872
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1
30%
  • Savin Rock Community School
  • 50 Park St., West Haven
  • WEST HAVEN SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: PK - 4 · Students: 478
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
25%
  • Washington School
  • 369 Washington Ave., West Haven
  • WEST HAVEN SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: PK - 4 · Students: 480
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
19%
  • West Haven High School
  • One Mcdonough Plaza, West Haven
  • WEST HAVEN SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,527
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
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  • Life Skills
  • 2 Tetlow Street, West Haven
  • WEST HAVEN SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: 5 - 8 · Students: 5
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
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  • Pace
  • 1 Mcdonough Plaza, West Haven
  • WEST HAVEN SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: 8 - 11 · Students: 35
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
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West Haven school information

IndexWest HavenConnecticutNational
Average Test Scores37%47%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:114:116:1
Total public schools1465479,221
Total private schools620724,874
Total post-secondary schools1817,963
The West Haven, CT educational system consists of 14 public schools, 6 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. West Haven public schools have average test scores of 37% which is 20% lower than than the Connecticut average and 24% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of West Haven public schools is 13:1, compared to 14:1 in Connecticut and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 84.2% of students have completed 8th grade, 83.1% have completed high school, 21.9% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.1% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in West Haven

IndexWest HavenConnecticutNational
Completed 8th grade84.2%88.0%84.3%
Completed high school83.1%86.9%83.0%
Completed some college50.2%62.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree28.6%45.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors21.9%38.0%30.3%
Completed masters8.4%16.8%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.1%4.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.8%1.7%1.3%

West Haven, CT School Districts

West Haven School District

There are a total of 14 public schools, 6 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools in West Haven. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for West Haven, CT schools is 37%. The average student to teacher ratio is 13:1. In West Haven, CT, an average of 84.2% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 83.1% have completed high school.

To customize your list of West Haven schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of West Haven, CT schools.

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Orange, CT13,94172%45%
Trumbull, CT36,47769%40%
Shelton, CT40,97960%22%
Wallingford Center, CT17,63453%8%
Durham, CT2,68753%7%
West Haven, CT54,97237%24%

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Hanford, CA54,91235%29%
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West Haven, CT54,97237%24%
Source: The West 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.
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