West Haven High School

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1 Mcdonough Plz

West Haven, CT 06516

(203) 937-4360

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Grades: 9 - 12

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 1,591

Students Per Teacher: 11

Parent Reviews

14 Parent Reviews for West Haven High School

the best time in real life to experience challenges with people of your own age group. when you will be able to drive a car, go to work/apartment life. the better half will choose college and start a life in managing other peoples lives with a degree to teach,administer health advise become lawyers.all ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/10/13

I was a student from west haven high and I just left cause i had to move. I was in the Alternative program and is was the best thing that could've happened. I went from being in regular classes, failing, not understanding, to the alternative program and getting honors and staying out of trouble. This ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 04/13/13

I am a current Junior at West Haven High. I personally have had a great educational experience. I believe that if you are determined to succeed in life, get a degree, and high paying job, west haven high may be the school for you. There are security guards and officers there to ensure student safety. ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 02/02/13

West Haven High School has a incredible history of close to 150 years. Unfortunetly as a public school it has been caught up in the degradation of schools by unions, local, state, and national politics, My family has had six generations walk through it halls. If the school could disassociate itself ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 10/24/12

I got great writing classes there

Posted by a other on 10/11/10

this is a horrible school.the teachers are bad,the pricipe doesnt do anything.there is a lot of fights,and groups of diffrent races are starting to gang up on each other.not to mention,there are bomb threats,there were about 5 this year incluing the first day of school,and the school is always on lockdown ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 03/05/10

I am a freshman in WHHS and so far, I am liking it. Before school started, I was pretty nervous because there were bomb threats, but it turned out that a student just wanted a day off from school. I am in about 4 honors classes and thinking of taking some again in my sophomore year. There are plenty ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 02/29/08

I graduated in 2005. I played Ice Hockey and Tennis for the school. I was in the school marching band, Honor Society, and was apart of many other school activities. I was in a honors or AP class every year. I enjoyed West Haven High School very much. The teachers, guidance counselors, and principal are ...  Read more

Posted by a former student on 03/23/06

Very good sports program for a public school but many problems accure off the playing fields. Gang fights while boarding buses, drugs being sold right outside the front doors, open up the newspaper and you are sure to find something bad on WHHS. Teacher seem to teach those that want to be taught and ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/14/05

WHHS is a great school u get what u put in. You could fool around and get in alot of trouble but u could also be deticated and get alot out of the school. Depending on how much u put in you will get back in return. The sports here are amazing atleast one of the teams is always in contention for a state ...  Read more

Posted by a former student on 09/26/05

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Test scores
Test scores for West Haven High School

CAPT* Test Scores

Grade Level: 10

Test Year: 2009
West Haven High School
West Haven School District
* In 2008-2009 Connecticut used the Connecticut Academic Performance Test (CAPT) to test students' skills in reading, writing, science and mathematics 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.

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West Haven schools — West Haven High School is located at 1 Mcdonough Plz, West Haven CT 06516. 1 Mcdonough Plz is in the 06516 ZIP code in West Haven, CT The school district for West Haven High School is the West Haven School District. West Haven High School is a Public school that serves grade levels 9 - 12.
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