Henry James Memorial School

  • Henry James Memorial School serves 739 students in grades 7-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the CT average of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 43%.
  • Henry James Memorial School operates within the Simsbury School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 739 students has declined by 6% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 52 teachers has declined by 14% over five years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2003, 2008)
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students739 students
Henry James Memorial School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Henry James Memorial School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers52 teachers
Henry James Memorial School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeHenry James Memorial School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(CT) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio14:113:1
Henry James Memorial School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Asian
6%
5%
Henry James Memorial School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
5%
22%
Henry James Memorial School Black Students (1989-2015)
Black
4%
13%
Henry James Memorial School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
84%
57%
Henry James Memorial School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/an/a
Henry James Memorial School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
1%
3%
Henry James Memorial School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsHenry James Memorial School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCT All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.290.61
Henry James Memorial School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
7%
33%
Henry James Memorial School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2015)
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 (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Simsbury School District's student population of 4,275 students has decreased by 8% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $19,129 in this district is less than the state average of $20,523. The district revenue/student has grown by 26% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $18,433 is less than the state average of $19,543. The district spending/student has grown by 18% over four years.
School District NameSimsbury School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
4
Number of Students Managed4,2751,624
Simsbury School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue$83 MM$33 MM
Simsbury School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending$80 MM$32 MM
Simsbury School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student$19,129$20,523
Simsbury School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student$18,433$19,543
Simsbury School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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