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 13:1.
  • 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 OfferedGrades KG-5
Total Students506 students
Holmes School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Holmes School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
Holmes School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeHolmes School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(CT) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio16:113:1
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/an/a
Holmes School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Holmes School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsHolmes School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCT 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.
0.680.61
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 $16,717 in this district is less than the state average of $17,550. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $15,833 is higher than the state average of $15,389. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District NameNew Britain School District
Number of Schools
Managed
17
4
Number of Students Managed10,0161,624
New Britain School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue$168 MM$31 MM
New Britain School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending$159 MM$27 MM
New Britain School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student$16,717$17,550
New Britain School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student$15,833$15,389
New Britain School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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