Avg. test scores 24%
High school dipl. 0%
Bachelors degree 28%

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

Key findings

  • The school test scores in West Haven are 24% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 14 public schools in West Haven
  • 84.2% of people in West Haven have completed 8th grade
  • 83.1% of people in West Haven have completed high school
  • 21.9% of people in West Haven have completed a bachelors degree

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      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.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      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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      Paramount, CA54,94128%43%
      Shoreline, WA55,02164%29%
      Port Arthur, TX54,91363%27%
      Hanford, CA54,91235%29%
      Aloha, OR54,90850%2%
      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.