Henry James Memorial School

Henry James Memorial School serves 748 students in grades 7-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the CT average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is less than the state average of 41%.
Henry James Memorial School operates within the Simsbury School District.

Overview

The student population of 748 students has declined by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 58 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2003, 2008)
Grades Offered Grades 7-8
Total Students 748 students
Henry James Memorial School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 58 teachers
Henry James Memorial School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Henry James Memorial 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 0.27 is less than the state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CT) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 13:1
Henry James Memorial School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
American Indian
1% n/a
Asian
6%
4%
Henry James Memorial School Asian (1988-2013)
Hispanic
2%
21%
Henry James Memorial School Hispanic (1988-2013)
Black
6%
13%
Henry James Memorial School Black (1988-2013)
White
85%
59%
Henry James Memorial School White (1988-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Henry James Memorial School Sch Ethnicity Henry James Memorial 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.
0.27 0.40
Henry James Memorial School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
5%
32%
Henry James Memorial School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2013)
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.
1%
5%
Henry James Memorial School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 4,528 students has decreased by 8% over five years.
School District Name Simsbury School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
4
Number of Students Managed 4,528 1,728
Simsbury   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $75 MM $29 MM
District Spending $77 MM $28 MM
District Revenue / Student $15,150 $15,687
Simsbury   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $15,506 $15,388
Simsbury   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Simsbury High School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Global Experience Magnet School (4.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Central School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • SimsburyCentral School
    29 Massaco St
    SimsburyCT 06070
    (860)658-4732
    0.5 mi | 397 students | Gr. PK-6                      
  • SimsburySimsbury High School
    34 Farms Village Rd
    SimsburyCT 06070
    (860)658-0451
    1.1 mi | 1559 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • SimsburySquadron Line School
    44 Squadron Line Rd
    SimsburyCT 06070
    (860)658-2251
    1.2 mi | 659 students | Gr. KG-6                      
  • West SimsburyTootin' Hills School
    25 Nimrod Rd
    West SimsburyCT 06092
    (860)658-7629
    2.9 mi | 435 students | Gr. PK-6                      
  • TariffvilleTariffville School
    42 Winthrop St
    TariffvilleCT 06081
    (860)658-5825
    3 mi | 286 students | Gr. KG-6                      

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