Henry James Memorial School

155 Firetown Rd.
Simsbury, CT 06070
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Henry James Memorial School serves 655 students in grades 7-8.
Henry James Memorial School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 69% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 84% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 57%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

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 655 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 55 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 Students655 students
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Total Classroom Teachers55 teachers
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School Comparison

Henry James Memorial School is ranked within the top 20% of all 951 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Henry James Memorial School is 0.37, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CT)
Overall Testing Rank
#122 out of 951 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
84%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:112:1
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American Indian
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Asian
7%
5%
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Hispanic
7%
25%
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Black
5%
13%
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White
79%
54%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
2%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.370.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
7%
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: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Henry James Memorial School is Simsbury High School (1.0 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 (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Simsbury Central School Math: 76% | Reading: 86%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: K-6 | 386 students
    0.5 miles
    29 Massaco St.
    Simsbury, CT 06070
    (860) 658-4732
    0.5 K-6 386
  • Simsbury Simsbury High School Math: 77% | Reading: 89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,380 student
    1.0 miles
    34 Farms Village Rd.
    Simsbury, CT 06070
    (860) 658-0451
    1 9-12 1,380
  • Simsbury Squadron Line School Math: 70% | Reading: 87%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-6 | 615 students
    1.3 miles
    44 Squadron Line Rd.
    Simsbury, CT 06070
    (860) 658-2251
    1.3 PK-6 615
  • West Simsbury Tootin' Hills School Math: 68% | Reading: 84%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-6 | 351 students
    2.9 miles
    25 Nimrod Rd.
    West Simsbury, CT 06092
    (860) 658-7629
    2.9 K-6 351
  • Weatogue Latimer Lane School Math: 62% | Reading: 78%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-6 | 408 students
    3.0 miles
    33 Mountain View Rd.
    Weatogue, CT 06089
    (860) 658-4774
    3 K-6 408

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