Holmes Elementary School

  • Holmes Elementary School serves 471 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 79% (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 82% (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 11% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 45%.

School Overview

  • Holmes Elementary School's student population of 471 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 37 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students471 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Holmes Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers37 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Holmes Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Holmes Elementary School is 0.21, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.43. 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#47 out of 968 schools
(Top 5%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
79%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Holmes Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
82%
57%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Holmes Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Connecticut by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio13:113:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Holmes Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Connecticut by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Asian
4%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Holmes Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
3%
24%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Holmes Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
n/a
13%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Holmes Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
White
89%
55%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Holmes Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
4%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Holmes Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis 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 Score0.210.43
This chart display the diversity score of Holmes Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Connecticut by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunchn/a
31%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Holmes Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
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 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDarien School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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