West Haven High School



West Haven High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

West Haven High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 540
10 395
11 325
12 330

West Haven High School is a public high school of the West Haven School District located in West Haven, CT. It has 1,590 students in grades 9th through 12th. West Haven High School is the 19th largest public high school in Connecticut and the 2,869th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 13.7 to 1.

Total Students: 1,590
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 116.3

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West Haven High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 798
(50%)
1,239
(50%)
 Female 792
(50%)
1,258
(50%)

West Haven High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 661
(42%)
1,017
(41%)
 Hispanic 450
(28%)
712
(29%)
 Black 381
(24%)
603
(24%)
 Asian 50
(3%)
74
(3%)
 Two or More 43
(3%)
86
(3%)
 American Indian 5
(0%)
5
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

West Haven High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 962
(61%)
1,434
(57%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 546
(34%)
925
(37%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 82
(5%)
138
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

West Haven High School is ranked 23rd out of 0 ranked schools in Connecticut, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of West Haven High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (39.5%) is slightly higher than the state average of 33.6%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

West Haven High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1481
2006 1872
2007 1751
2008 1640
2009 1569
2010 1545
2011 1516
2012 1590

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.7
2006 17.3
2007 14.6
2008 13
2009 13.1
2010 12.7
2011 12.5
2012 13.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.43214044564483
2006 0.28792735042735
2007 0.35579668760708
2008 0.38109756097561
2009 0.33460803059273
2010 0.50744336569579
2011 0.41754617414248
2012 0.39496855345912

Compare West Haven High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,152.3% 11.5:1
 
1,370.0% 13.7:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 33.6%
 
This School 39.5%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

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Data on U.S. Public High Schools & Private High Schools

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