Henry James Memorial School

  • Henry James Memorial School serves 689 students in grades 7-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 62% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 78% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 57%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the Connecticut state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 45%.

Top Placements

Henry James Memorial School places among the top 20% of public schools in Connecticut for:

School Overview

  • Henry James Memorial School's student population of 689 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 54 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2003, 2008)
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students689 students
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Total Classroom Teachers54 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Henry James Memorial School's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Henry James Memorial School is 0.35, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CT)
Overall School Rank#181 out of 968 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
46%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
78%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:113:1
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Asian
5%
5%
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Hispanic
7%
24%
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Black
7%
13%
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White
80%
55%
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Two or more races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score0.350.63
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Eligible for Free Lunch
8%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSimsbury School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Simsbury Central School
    Grades: K-6 | 358 students
    0.5 miles
    29 Massaco St.
    Simsbury, CT 06070
    (860)658-4732
    0.5 K-6 358
  • Simsbury Simsbury High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1412 students
    1.0 miles
    34 Farms Village Rd.
    Simsbury, CT 06070
    (860)658-0451
    1.0 9-12 1412
  • Simsbury Squadron Line School
    Grades: PK-6 | 659 students
    1.3 miles
    44 Squadron Line Rd.
    Simsbury, CT 06070
    (860)658-2251
    1.3 PK-6 659
  • West Simsbury Tootin' Hills School
    Grades: K-6 | 349 students
    2.9 miles
    25 Nimrod Rd.
    West Simsbury, CT 06092
    (860)658-7629
    2.9 K-6 349
  • Weatogue Latimer Lane School
    Grades: K-6 | 388 students
    3.0 miles
    33 Mountain View Rd.
    Weatogue, CT 06089
    (860)658-4774
    3.0 K-6 388

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