Holmes School

  • Holmes School serves 506 students in grades KG-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the CT average of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 43%.
  • Holmes School operates within the New Britain School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 506 students has grown by 23% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 31 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 506 students
Holmes School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Holmes School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 31 teachers
Holmes School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Holmes School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.68 is more than the state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CT) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 14:1
Holmes School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Asian
13%
5%
Holmes School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
41%
22%
Holmes School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
7%
13%
Holmes School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
37%
57%
Holmes School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Holmes School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Holmes School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Holmes School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown CT 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.
0.68 0.61
Holmes 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.
53%
33%
Holmes School Eligible for Free Lunch (1993-2015)
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.
9%
5%
Holmes School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • New Britain School District's student population of 10,016 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $17,737 in this district is less than the state average of $20,523. The district revenue/student has grown by 9% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $17,500 is less than the state average of $19,543. The district spending/student has grown by 15% over four years.
School District Name New Britain School District
Number of Schools
Managed
17
4
Number of Students Managed 10,016 1,624
New Britain School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $178 MM $33 MM
New Britain School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $176 MM $32 MM
New Britain School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $17,737 $20,523
New Britain School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $17,500 $19,543
New Britain School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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