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West Haven School District

GreatSchools Rating: 4 out of 10. GreatSchools Ratings are based on test results. 10 is best.
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25 Ogden St
West Haven, CT 06516
New Haven County
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PH: (203) 937-4300

  • Grades PK-12
  • 6061 students
  • 11 schools

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 CMT Results

Scale: % at or above proficient

Grade 3

Reading
 66% (2013)
 65% (2012)
 63% (2011)
 66% (2010)
 67% (2009)
 67% (2008)
 62% (2007)
 63% (2006)
The state average for Reading was 72% in 2013.

Writing
 71% (2013)
 75% (2012)
 74% (2011)
 78% (2010)
 86% (2009)
 80% (2008)
 81% (2007)
 77% (2006)
The state average for Writing was 80% in 2013.

Math
 74% (2013)
 76% (2012)
 75% (2011)
 80% (2010)
 78% (2009)
 75% (2008)
 75% (2007)
 76% (2006)
The state average for Math was 83% in 2013.

Source: CT Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 4

Reading
 69% (2013)
 68% (2012)
 68% (2011)
 65% (2010)
 67% (2009)
 63% (2008)
 69% (2007)
 66% (2006)
The state average for Reading was 78% in 2013.

Writing
 80% (2013)
 77% (2012)
 81% (2011)
 81% (2010)
 84% (2009)
 83% (2008)
 84% (2007)
 84% (2006)
The state average for Writing was 84% in 2013.

Math
 75% (2013)
 80% (2012)
 79% (2011)
 78% (2010)
 81% (2009)
 73% (2008)
 78% (2007)
The state average for Math was 84% in 2013.

Source: CT Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 5

Reading
 73% (2013)
 73% (2012)
 60% (2011)
 69% (2010)
 73% (2009)
 72% (2008)
 66% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 79% in 2013.

Science
 76% (2013)
 79% (2012)
 73% (2011)
 80% (2010)
 82% (2008)
The state average for Science was 82% in 2013.

Writing
 85% (2013)
 83% (2012)
 84% (2011)
 86% (2010)
 89% (2009)
 91% (2008)
 85% (2007)
 86% (2006)
The state average for Writing was 88% in 2013.

Math
 76% (2013)
 75% (2012)
 76% (2011)
 87% (2010)
 81% (2009)
 82% (2008)
 80% (2007)
 81% (2006)
The state average for Math was 84% in 2013.

Source: CT Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 6

Reading
 84% (2013)
 77% (2012)
 82% (2011)
 77% (2010)
 70% (2009)
 70% (2008)
 69% (2007)
 69% (2006)
The state average for Reading was 85% in 2013.

Writing
 81% (2013)
 79% (2012)
 84% (2011)
 78% (2010)
 82% (2009)
 76% (2008)
 75% (2007)
 76% (2006)
The state average for Writing was 84% in 2013.

Math
 80% (2013)
 74% (2012)
 82% (2011)
 81% (2010)
 77% (2009)
 75% (2008)
 74% (2007)
 72% (2006)
The state average for Math was 86% in 2013.

Source: CT Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 7

Reading
 73% (2013)
 82% (2012)
 79% (2011)
 79% (2010)
 78% (2009)
 74% (2008)
 67% (2007)
 74% (2006)
The state average for Reading was 87% in 2013.

Writing
 74% (2013)
 77% (2012)
 71% (2011)
 74% (2010)
 73% (2009)
 76% (2008)
 71% (2007)
 77% (2006)
The state average for Writing was 83% in 2013.

Math
 71% (2013)
 83% (2012)
 82% (2011)
 76% (2010)
 75% (2009)
 78% (2008)
 75% (2007)
 70% (2006)
The state average for Math was 85% in 2013.

Source: CT Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 8

Reading
 73% (2013)
 82% (2012)
 74% (2011)
 75% (2010)
 71% (2009)
 70% (2008)
 73% (2007)
 74% (2006)
The state average for Reading was 86% in 2013.

Science
 63% (2013)
 69% (2012)
 67% (2011)
 69% (2010)
 71% (2008)
The state average for Science was 77% in 2013.

Writing
 77% (2013)
 81% (2012)
 72% (2011)
 71% (2010)
 79% (2009)
 75% (2008)
 79% (2007)
 76% (2006)
The state average for Writing was 86% in 2013.

Math
 69% (2013)
 81% (2012)
 74% (2011)
 76% (2010)
 76% (2009)
 78% (2008)
 72% (2007)
 71% (2006)
The state average for Math was 86% in 2013.

Source: CT Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

About the Tests

  • In 2008-2009 Connecticut used the Connecticut Mastery Test (CMT) to test students' skills in reading, writing and math in grades 3 through 8, and in science in grades 5 and 8.
  • The CMT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Connecticut.

Testing in Connecticut: An Overview

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 CMT Results By Subgroup

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.

Scale: % at or above proficient

Grade 3
ReadingThis District
All Students66%
Female68%
Male63%
Black54%
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic60%
Multiracialn/a
White74%
Economically disadvantaged59%
Not economically disadvantaged78%
Students without disabilities66%
English language learners38%
Proficient in English69%

WritingThis District
All Students71%
Female81%
Male61%
Black63%
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic66%
Multiracial65%
White78%
Economically disadvantaged64%
Not economically disadvantaged84%
Students with disabilities21%
Students without disabilities77%
English language learners45%
Proficient in English75%

MathThis District
All Students74%
Female73%
Male76%
Black61%
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic71%
Multiracialn/a
White83%
Economically disadvantaged67%
Not economically disadvantaged87%
Students without disabilities75%
English language learners57%
Proficient in English77%
Source: CT Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 4
ReadingThis District
All Students69%
Female71%
Male68%
Black58%
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic61%
Multiracialn/a
White77%
Economically disadvantaged62%
Not economically disadvantaged83%
Students with disabilities30%
Students without disabilities72%
English language learners23%
Proficient in English74%

WritingThis District
All Students80%
Female89%
Male70%
Black73%
Asian American90%
Hispanic72%
Multiracialn/a
White86%
Economically disadvantaged76%
Not economically disadvantaged88%
Students with disabilities42%
Students without disabilities85%
English language learners51%
Proficient in English82%

MathThis District
All Students75%
Female75%
Male76%
Black62%
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic68%
Multiracialn/a
White84%
Economically disadvantaged69%
Not economically disadvantaged88%
Students with disabilities57%
Students without disabilities77%
English language learners49%
Proficient in English78%
Source: CT Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 5
ReadingThis District
All Students73%
Female75%
Male71%
Black56%
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic75%
Multiracialn/a
White83%
Economically disadvantaged66%
Not economically disadvantaged88%
Students without disabilities75%
English language learners44%
Proficient in English75%

ScienceThis District
All Students76%
Female74%
Male78%
Black61%
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic74%
Multiracial75%
White86%
Economically disadvantaged71%
Not economically disadvantaged86%
Students with disabilities33%
Students without disabilities83%
English language learners44%
Proficient in English79%

WritingThis District
All Students85%
Female87%
Male83%
Black76%
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic86%
Multiracial90%
White87%
Economically disadvantaged81%
Not economically disadvantaged93%
Students with disabilities44%
Students without disabilities91%
English language learners83%
Proficient in English85%

MathThis District
All Students76%
Female77%
Male74%
Black62%
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic74%
Multiracialn/a
White87%
Economically disadvantaged68%
Not economically disadvantaged91%
Students with disabilities35%
Students without disabilities79%
English language learners43%
Proficient in English78%
Source: CT Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 6
ReadingThis District
All Students84%
Female89%
Male79%
Black78%
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic78%
Multiracialn/a
White91%
Economically disadvantaged79%
Not economically disadvantaged93%
Students without disabilities86%
English language learners52%
Proficient in English86%

WritingThis District
All Students81%
Female89%
Male73%
Black76%
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic75%
Multiracialn/a
White89%
Economically disadvantaged76%
Not economically disadvantaged90%
Students with disabilities29%
Students without disabilities89%
English language learners65%
Proficient in English82%

MathThis District
All Students80%
Female82%
Male78%
Black68%
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic74%
Multiracialn/a
White90%
Economically disadvantaged74%
Not economically disadvantaged91%
Students without disabilities82%
English language learners60%
Proficient in English81%
Source: CT Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 7
ReadingThis District
All Students73%
Female79%
Male68%
Black65%
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic65%
Multiracialn/a
White83%
Economically disadvantaged69%
Not economically disadvantaged81%
Students without disabilities74%
Proficient in English76%

WritingThis District
All Students74%
Female86%
Male63%
Black64%
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic69%
Multiracialn/a
White83%
Economically disadvantaged70%
Not economically disadvantaged82%
Students with disabilities30%
Students without disabilities80%
English language learners25%
Proficient in English76%

MathThis District
All Students71%
Female75%
Male67%
Black60%
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic66%
Multiracialn/a
White81%
Economically disadvantaged64%
Not economically disadvantaged83%
Students without disabilities73%
Proficient in English73%
Source: CT Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 8
ReadingThis District
All Students73%
Female80%
Male65%
Black71%
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic65%
Multiracialn/a
White79%
Economically disadvantaged64%
Not economically disadvantaged84%
Students without disabilities75%
English language learners10%
Proficient in English77%

ScienceThis District
All Students63%
Female64%
Male61%
Black48%
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic61%
Multiracial67%
White73%
Economically disadvantaged55%
Not economically disadvantaged72%
Students with disabilities15%
Students without disabilities68%
English language learners15%
Proficient in English65%

WritingThis District
All Students77%
Female85%
Male67%
Black72%
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic72%
Multiracial76%
White81%
Economically disadvantaged70%
Not economically disadvantaged85%
Students with disabilities23%
Students without disabilities82%
English language learners28%
Proficient in English79%

MathThis District
All Students69%
Female72%
Male64%
Black58%
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic62%
Multiracial75%
White79%
Economically disadvantaged59%
Not economically disadvantaged81%
Students without disabilities70%
English language learners23%
Proficient in English71%
Source: CT Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

About the Tests

  • In 2008-2009 Connecticut used the Connecticut Mastery Test (CMT) to test students' skills in reading, writing and math in grades 3 through 8, and in science in grades 5 and 8.
  • The CMT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Connecticut.
  • The different student groups are identified by the Connecticut Department of Education. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Testing in Connecticut: An Overview

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 CAPT Results

Scale: % at or above proficient

Grade 10

Reading
 64% (2013)
 65% (2012)
 71% (2011)
 76% (2010)
 74% (2009)
 72% (2008)
 73% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 81% in 2013.

Science
 76% (2013)
 68% (2012)
 76% (2011)
 72% (2010)
 69% (2009)
 65% (2008)
 74% (2007)
The state average for Science was 82% in 2013.

Writing
 84% (2013)
 83% (2012)
 87% (2011)
 82% (2010)
 85% (2009)
 85% (2008)
 81% (2007)
The state average for Writing was 89% in 2013.

Math
 54% (2013)
 54% (2012)
 60% (2011)
 59% (2010)
 63% (2009)
 65% (2008)
 66% (2007)
The state average for Math was 79% in 2013.

Source: CT Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

About the Tests

  • In 2007-2008 Connecticut used the Connecticut Academic Performance Test (CAPT) to test students' skills in reading, writing, science and math in grade 10.
  • The CAPT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Connecticut.

Testing in Connecticut: An Overview

See Connecticut's state standards

Compare all high schools in this district

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 CAPT Results By Subgroup

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.

Scale: % at or above proficient

Grade 10
ReadingThis District
All Students64%
Female73%
Male53%
Black62%
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic59%
Multiracialn/a
White67%
Economically disadvantaged55%
Not economically disadvantaged74%
Students without disabilities65%
Proficient in English65%

ScienceThis District
All Students76%
Female81%
Male70%
Black66%
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic74%
Multiracialn/a
White83%
Economically disadvantaged69%
Not economically disadvantaged84%
Students with disabilities27%
Students without disabilities81%
Proficient in English77%

WritingThis District
All Students84%
Female92%
Male74%
Black79%
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic78%
Multiracialn/a
White90%
Economically disadvantaged78%
Not economically disadvantaged90%
Students with disabilities33%
Students without disabilities88%
Proficient in English84%

MathThis District
All Students54%
Female56%
Male51%
Black42%
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic49%
Multiracialn/a
White63%
Economically disadvantaged47%
Not economically disadvantaged61%
Students without disabilities55%
Proficient in English56%
Source: CT Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

About the Tests

  • In 2008-2009 Connecticut used the Connecticut Academic Performance Test (CAPT) to test students' skills in reading, writing, science and math in grade 10.
  • The CAPT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Connecticut.
  • The different student groups are identified by the Connecticut Department of Education. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Testing in Connecticut: An Overview

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 Teachers

 
Teacher data was not reported for this district.

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 Students

 
Student Ethnicity
Information about this data
Source:
EthnicityThis DistrictState Average
Unspecified100%n/a

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 Spending Per Pupil

 

Finance data was not reported for this district.

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