Welcome to THE WEST HAVEN BOARD OF Education

Welcome to the West Haven Board of Education’s website. The West Haven Public School District is composed of nine schools: Alma E. Pagels Elementary School, Edith E. Mackrille Elementary School, Forest Elementary School, Savin Rock Community School, Seth G. Haley Elementary School, Washington Elementary School, Carrigan Intermediate School, Bailey Middle School and West Haven High School.

We invite you to learn more about our schools, which currently accommodate around 5,900 students, and the countless programs that help enrich each child’s education.

We are fortunate to have a school system brimming with bright and ambitious students, resourceful and innovative teachers, and staff members who work tirelessly to keep the district running. We see our teachers and staff members truly putting students first in everything they do and making strategic decisions to help our youngsters advance in their academic careers.

We are developing more opportunities for kids each year. Course selections are growing, and schools continue offering new programs that help create well-rounded and inquisitive students. Meanwhile, administrators are strengthening partnerships with outside institutions, such as the University of New Haven and Yale University, to give children a leg up in learning about career and college paths.

Teachers and staff members are recognizing their students’ strengths, while encouraging them to take on new challenges, and we’re seeing the positive effects of this approach every day.

Be sure to visit this site frequently, as events, announcements and school and district news will be updated nearly every day.


  • Returning student registration: All returning students & families in our schools MUST update their registration information in our Infosnap registration program. Click here to access Infosnap and enter your snapcode to get into your account.    En Espanol.

  • Cafeteria reminders:
    • Snacks purchased at lunch cannot be charged to student meal accounts. Snacks can only be purchased with cash.
    • If you do not want your child buying snacks during lunch at all, or if you do not want your child to be able to charge breakfast or lunch, please send a note to school.
    • Anyone who is new to the free or reduced meal price program is responsible for any balance that is accrued before the application is approved. 
    • Anyone who was on the free/reduced meal program last year is still in the program through Oct. 1 or until their new application is approved.
    • Snacks are not included in the free or reduced meal price program.

  • Free/reduced breakfast/lunch price: Applications must be submitted for the free/reduced meal cost program by Oct. 1. Click here for an FAQ. Applications are available online and in schools. Snacks are not included in this program.

  • Student Insurance: Families can purchase accident insurance that covers their children 24/7 or while at school. Please call your school for an application or more information, or click here for an application.

  • Cell phone app: An app for our school district is available for free for iPhone or Android. Type "West Haven Public Schools" in your app store to download it. Click here for a flyer about the app.


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