Holmes Elementary School

  • Holmes Elementary School serves 514 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 38% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 57%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Holmes Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

  • Holmes Elementary School's student population of 514 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 35 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students514 students
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Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Holmes Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Holmes Elementary School is 0.68, which is more 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#779 out of 951 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:112:1
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American Indian
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Asian
8%
5%
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Hispanic
41%
25%
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Black
10%
13%
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White
38%
54%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
3%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Holmes Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CT.
Diversity Score0.680.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
56%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Holmes Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew Britain School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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