10 East St.
Morris, CT 06763
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
James Morris School serves 129 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
James Morris School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55-59% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 70-74% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 51%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 50% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 129 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 10%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in CT
  • Math Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 70-74% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

James Morris School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Connecticut for:

School Overview

James Morris School's student population of 129 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 12 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
129 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
12 teachers
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School Rankings

James Morris School is ranked within the top 20% of all 940 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of James Morris School is 0.19, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CT)
Overall Testing Rank
#178 out of 940 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-74%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
7%
28%
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Black
1%
13%
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White
90%
50%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.19
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Eligible for Free Lunch
26%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is James Morris School's ranking?
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

55-59% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 39% CT state average), while 70-74% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CT state average).

How many students attend James Morris School?

129 students attend James Morris School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

90% of James Morris School students are White, 7% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Black.

What is the student:teacher ratio of James Morris School?

James Morris School has a student ration of 11:1, which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 12:1.

What grades does James Morris School offer ?

James Morris School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6 (offers virtual instruction).

What school district is James Morris School part of?

James Morris School is part of Regional School District 06.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 129 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 10%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 70-74% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

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