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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, 1-12
  • 6196 students
  • 11 schools

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 CMT Results

Scale: % at or above proficient

Grade 3

Reading
 42% (2012)
 47% (2011)
 52% (2010)
 67% (2009)
 67% (2008)
 62% (2007)
 63% (2006)
The state average for Reading was 59% in 2012.

Writing
 49% (2012)
 50% (2011)
 53% (2010)
 86% (2009)
 80% (2008)
 81% (2007)
 77% (2006)
The state average for Writing was 63% in 2012.

Math
 44% (2012)
 47% (2011)
 48% (2010)
 78% (2009)
 75% (2008)
 75% (2007)
 76% (2006)
The state average for Math was 67% in 2012.

Source: CT Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 4

Reading
 51% (2012)
 55% (2011)
 45% (2010)
 67% (2009)
 63% (2008)
 69% (2007)
 66% (2006)
The state average for Reading was 64% in 2012.

Writing
 56% (2012)
 59% (2011)
 46% (2010)
 84% (2009)
 83% (2008)
 84% (2007)
 84% (2006)
The state average for Writing was 65% in 2012.

Math
 53% (2012)
 51% (2011)
 47% (2010)
 81% (2009)
 73% (2008)
 78% (2007)
The state average for Math was 68% in 2012.

Source: CT Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 5

Reading
 58% (2012)
 42% (2011)
 47% (2010)
 73% (2009)
 72% (2008)
 66% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 68% in 2012.

Science
 58% (2012)
 43% (2011)
 47% (2010)
 82% (2008)
The state average for Science was 64% in 2012.

Writing
 59% (2012)
 55% (2011)
 64% (2010)
 89% (2009)
 91% (2008)
 85% (2007)
 86% (2006)
The state average for Writing was 68% in 2012.

Math
 56% (2012)
 51% (2011)
 58% (2010)
 81% (2009)
 82% (2008)
 80% (2007)
 81% (2006)
The state average for Math was 72% in 2012.

Source: CT Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 6

Reading
 59% (2012)
 65% (2011)
 62% (2010)
 70% (2009)
 70% (2008)
 69% (2007)
 69% (2006)
The state average for Reading was 74% in 2012.

Writing
 53% (2012)
 56% (2011)
 50% (2010)
 82% (2009)
 76% (2008)
 75% (2007)
 76% (2006)
The state average for Writing was 67% in 2012.

Math
 40% (2012)
 51% (2011)
 51% (2010)
 77% (2009)
 75% (2008)
 74% (2007)
 72% (2006)
The state average for Math was 70% in 2012.

Source: CT Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 7

Reading
 69% (2012)
 68% (2011)
 67% (2010)
 78% (2009)
 74% (2008)
 67% (2007)
 74% (2006)
The state average for Reading was 80% in 2012.

Writing
 50% (2012)
 44% (2011)
 51% (2010)
 73% (2009)
 76% (2008)
 71% (2007)
 77% (2006)
The state average for Writing was 66% in 2012.

Math
 56% (2012)
 55% (2011)
 53% (2010)
 75% (2009)
 78% (2008)
 75% (2007)
 70% (2006)
The state average for Math was 68% in 2012.

Source: CT Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 8

Reading
 68% (2012)
 60% (2011)
 63% (2010)
 71% (2009)
 70% (2008)
 73% (2007)
 74% (2006)
The state average for Reading was 77% in 2012.

Science
 48% (2012)
 49% (2011)
 48% (2010)
 71% (2008)
The state average for Science was 62% in 2012.

Writing
 51% (2012)
 48% (2011)
 47% (2010)
 79% (2009)
 75% (2008)
 79% (2007)
 76% (2006)
The state average for Writing was 68% in 2012.

Math
 47% (2012)
 47% (2011)
 48% (2010)
 76% (2009)
 78% (2008)
 72% (2007)
 71% (2006)
The state average for Math was 67% in 2012.

Source: CT Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

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 Students42%
Female47%
Male36%
Black26%
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic34%
Multiracialn/a
White51%
Economically disadvantaged31%
Not economically disadvantaged61%
Students with disabilities5%
Students without disabilities43%
English language learners13%
Proficient in English45%

WritingThis District
All Students49%
Female61%
Male37%
Black43%
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic43%
Multiracialn/a
White54%
Economically disadvantaged40%
Not economically disadvantaged67%
Students with disabilities9%
Students without disabilities54%
English language learners26%
Proficient in English52%

MathThis District
All Students44%
Female44%
Male43%
Black22%
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic37%
Multiracialn/a
White55%
Economically disadvantaged34%
Not economically disadvantaged62%
Students with disabilities7%
Students without disabilities47%
English language learners18%
Proficient in English47%
Source: CT Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 4
ReadingThis District
All Students51%
Female51%
Male50%
Black31%
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic42%
Multiracialn/a
White69%
Economically disadvantaged39%
Not economically disadvantaged72%
Students without disabilities52%
English language learners5%
Proficient in English55%

WritingThis District
All Students56%
Female64%
Male48%
Black45%
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic49%
Multiracialn/a
White63%
Economically disadvantaged47%
Not economically disadvantaged71%
Students with disabilities6%
Students without disabilities62%
English language learners22%
Proficient in English59%

MathThis District
All Students53%
Female50%
Male55%
Black33%
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic46%
Multiracialn/a
White67%
Economically disadvantaged40%
Not economically disadvantaged76%
Students with disabilities25%
Students without disabilities54%
English language learners15%
Proficient in English56%
Source: CT Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 5
ReadingThis District
All Students58%
Female65%
Male52%
Black51%
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic46%
Multiracialn/a
White69%
Economically disadvantaged46%
Not economically disadvantaged77%
Students without disabilities61%
English language learners22%
Proficient in English61%

ScienceThis District
All Students58%
Female59%
Male58%
Black44%
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic47%
Multiracialn/a
White73%
Economically disadvantaged46%
Not economically disadvantaged78%
Students with disabilities3%
Students without disabilities67%
English language learners22%
Proficient in English61%

WritingThis District
All Students59%
Female71%
Male49%
Black49%
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic50%
Multiracialn/a
White70%
Economically disadvantaged48%
Not economically disadvantaged77%
Students with disabilities7%
Students without disabilities67%
English language learners22%
Proficient in English62%

MathThis District
All Students56%
Female59%
Male54%
Black39%
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic45%
Multiracialn/a
White71%
Economically disadvantaged43%
Not economically disadvantaged77%
Students with disabilities9%
Students without disabilities59%
English language learners17%
Proficient in English59%
Source: CT Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 6
ReadingThis District
All Students59%
Female68%
Male50%
Black46%
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic48%
Multiracial62%
White73%
Economically disadvantaged49%
Not economically disadvantaged79%
Students with disabilities26%
Students without disabilities61%
English language learners25%
Proficient in English61%

WritingThis District
All Students53%
Female67%
Male41%
Black47%
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic46%
Multiracial50%
White61%
Economically disadvantaged45%
Not economically disadvantaged71%
Students with disabilities20%
Students without disabilities57%
English language learners32%
Proficient in English55%

MathThis District
All Students40%
Female43%
Male38%
Black24%
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic30%
Multiracial24%
White56%
Economically disadvantaged29%
Not economically disadvantaged62%
Students with disabilities22%
Students without disabilities41%
English language learners21%
Proficient in English42%
Source: CT Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 7
ReadingThis District
All Students69%
Female74%
Male63%
Black64%
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic59%
Multiracial54%
White81%
Economically disadvantaged59%
Not economically disadvantaged82%
Students without disabilities70%
English language learners10%
Proficient in English72%

WritingThis District
All Students50%
Female60%
Male37%
Black35%
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic45%
Multiracial52%
White60%
Economically disadvantaged39%
Not economically disadvantaged65%
Students with disabilities6%
Students without disabilities56%
English language learners12%
Proficient in English53%

MathThis District
All Students56%
Female58%
Male55%
Black42%
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic46%
Multiracial52%
White69%
Economically disadvantaged45%
Not economically disadvantaged72%
Students with disabilities28%
Students without disabilities58%
English language learners18%
Proficient in English58%
Source: CT Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 8
ReadingThis District
All Students68%
Female72%
Male64%
Black53%
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic60%
Multiracialn/a
White79%
Economically disadvantaged62%
Not economically disadvantaged74%
Students with disabilities62%
Students without disabilities68%
Proficient in English70%

ScienceThis District
All Students48%
Female49%
Male47%
Black32%
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic41%
Multiracialn/a
White59%
Economically disadvantaged39%
Not economically disadvantaged58%
Students with disabilities7%
Students without disabilities53%
English language learners5%
Proficient in English50%

WritingThis District
All Students51%
Female60%
Male44%
Black43%
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic42%
Multiracialn/a
White59%
Economically disadvantaged44%
Not economically disadvantaged59%
Students with disabilities9%
Students without disabilities56%
English language learners10%
Proficient in English53%

MathThis District
All Students47%
Female50%
Male44%
Black36%
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic39%
Multiracialn/a
White56%
Economically disadvantaged39%
Not economically disadvantaged56%
Students with disabilities20%
Students without disabilities48%
Proficient in English49%
Source: CT Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

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
 28% (2012)
 21% (2011)
 35% (2010)
 74% (2009)
 72% (2008)
 73% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 48% in 2012.

Science
 27% (2012)
 29% (2011)
 28% (2010)
 69% (2009)
 65% (2008)
 74% (2007)
The state average for Science was 47% in 2012.

Writing
 46% (2012)
 51% (2011)
 53% (2010)
 85% (2009)
 85% (2008)
 81% (2007)
The state average for Writing was 63% in 2012.

Math
 20% (2012)
 21% (2011)
 23% (2010)
 63% (2009)
 65% (2008)
 66% (2007)
The state average for Math was 49% in 2012.

Source: CT Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

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

Back to top >
 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 Students28%
Female34%
Male22%
Black19%
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic22%
Multiracialn/a
White33%
Economically disadvantaged19%
Not economically disadvantaged37%
Students without disabilities29%
Proficient in English28%

ScienceThis District
All Students27%
Female27%
Male26%
Black16%
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic23%
Multiracialn/a
White34%
Economically disadvantaged20%
Not economically disadvantaged34%
Students with disabilities4%
Students without disabilities28%
Proficient in English27%

WritingThis District
All Students46%
Female62%
Male32%
Black37%
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic43%
Multiracialn/a
White51%
Economically disadvantaged38%
Not economically disadvantaged56%
Students with disabilities14%
Students without disabilities49%
Proficient in English47%

MathThis District
All Students20%
Female22%
Male18%
Black10%
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic14%
Multiracialn/a
White26%
Economically disadvantaged13%
Not economically disadvantaged27%
Students without disabilities20%
Proficient in English20%
Source: CT Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

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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