Alma E. Pagels School

Serves grades PK - 4

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
26 Benham Hill Rd.
West Haven, CT 06516
Phone
(203) 931-6840
District
WEST HAVEN SCHOOL DISTRICT
County
NEW HAVEN COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
332
Classroom Teachers
30

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Connecticut

6

(10 is best)

Better than 52.9% of CT schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

8

(10 is best)

Alma E. Pagels School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 4

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 63 53
Proficiency in Reading 65 55
Proficiency in Math 60 52

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 11.25
AVG FOR DISTRICT 12.87
AVG FOR STATE 12.68
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade pk 16 4.8%
Kindergarten 56 16.9%
Grade 1 65 19.6%
Grade 2 60 18.1%
Grade 3 68 20.5%
Grade 4 67 20.2%
Total 332 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 43.6% 34.4% 56.5%
Black 25.0% 23.7% 13.2%
Hispanic 28.7% 37.5% 24.7%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 2.4% 4.2% 5.3%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.3% 0.3% 0.4%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 56.9% 66.3% 34.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 47.9% 56.9% 30.2%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 9.0% 9.4% 4.4%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 55,044 3,588,184
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 5,055.2 739
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 5.5% 5.2%
5-19 YEARS OLD 19.2% 19.0%
20-44 YEARS OLD 35.4% 31.1%
45-64 YEARS OLD 26.7% 28.7%
65 OR OLDER 13.2% 16.0%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 19,387 1,361,755
Single Parent Households With Children 13.5% 9.9%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 87.6% 90.2%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 24.1% 38.4%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 10.2% 19.6%
$100,000 - $149,999 15.4% 17.1%
$75,000 - $99,999 11.1% 12.6%
$50,000 - $74,999 18.7% 15.9%
$30,000 - $49,999 19.7% 14.5%
$15,000 - $29,999 13.5% 11.4%
$15,000 or less 11.4% 8.9%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $10,490 $60,369,950 51.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,025 $5,898,875 5.0%
Staff $526 $3,027,130 2.6%
General Administration $331 $1,904,905 1.6%
School Administration $789 $4,540,695 3.8%
Operation $2,937 $16,902,435 14.3%
Transportation $955 $5,496,025 4.6%
Other $221 $1,271,855 1.1%
Total Support $6,784 $39,041,920 33.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,305 $19,020,275 16.1%
Total Expenditures $20,580 $118,437,900 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $11,031 $5,894,537,937 53.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,197 $639,653,047 5.8%
Staff $587 $313,640,423 2.9%
General Administration $413 $220,720,361 2.0%
School Administration $1,083 $578,570,934 5.3%
Operation $1,607 $858,657,889 7.8%
Transportation $921 $492,088,576 4.5%
Other $480 $256,462,544 2.3%
Total Support $6,287 $3,359,722,377 30.6%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,237 $1,729,571,900 15.7%
Total Expenditures $20,554 $10,983,888,036 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,187 $370,071,182,734 52.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $632 $32,552,249,701 4.6%
Staff $522 $26,871,170,551 3.8%
General Administration $218 $11,205,514,316 1.6%
School Administration $643 $33,118,729,386 4.7%
Operation $1,057 $54,423,429,117 7.7%
Transportation $497 $25,596,058,378 3.6%
Other $416 $21,407,079,047 3.0%
Total Support $3,984 $205,172,626,109 28.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,638 $135,865,864,952 19.1%
Total Expenditures $13,810 $711,111,010,069 100.0%