Holmes School

Holmes School serves 411 students in grades KG-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the CT average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 68% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 39%.
Holmes School operates within the New Britain School District.

Overview

The student population of 411 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 411 students
Holmes School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 55% Male / 45%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 31 teachers
Holmes School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Holmes School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.65 is less than the state average of 0.77. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CT) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 13:1
Holmes School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
4%
4%
Holmes School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
48%
20%
Holmes School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
14%
13%
Holmes School Black (1988-2012)
White
32%
61%
Holmes School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Holmes School Sch Ethnicity Holmes School Sta Ethnicity
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.65 0.77
Holmes School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
56%
30%
Holmes School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2012)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
13%
5%
Holmes School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 10,167 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name New Britain School District
Number of Schools
Managed
18
4
Number of Students Managed 10,167 1,845
New Britain   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $169 MM $29 MM
District Spending $158 MM $28 MM
New Britain   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $16,217 $15,687
New Britain   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $15,208 $15,388
New Britain   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is New Britain Transition Center (0.9 miles away).
The nearest middle school is New Britain Transition Center (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is New Britain Transition Center (0.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • New Britain Pulaski Middle School
    757 Farmington Ave
    New Britain , CT , 06053
    (860)225-7665
    0.9  mi  |  531  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • New Britain New Britain Transition Center
    Special Education School
    757 Farmington Ave
    New Britain , CT , 06053
    (860)827-2200
    Special Education School
    0.9  mi  |  31  students  |  Gr.  1-12
  • New Britain Jefferson School
    140 Horse Plain Rd
    New Britain , CT , 06053
    (860)223-8007
    1.3  mi  |  473  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Farmington East Farms School
    25 Wolf Pit Rd
    Farmington , CT , 06032
    (860)674-9519
    1.7  mi  |  465  students  |  Gr.  KG-4
  • Farmington Irving A. Robbins Middle School
    20 Wolf Pit Rd
    Farmington , CT , 06032
    (860)677-2683
    1.7  mi  |  652  students  |  Gr.  7-8

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