John Wallace Middle School

71 Halleran Dr.
Newington, CT 06111
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
6/
10
Top 50%
John Wallace Middle School serves 676 students in grades 5-8.
John Wallace Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 64% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 57%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

John Wallace Middle School's student population of 676 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 50 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 5-8
Total Students676 students
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Total Classroom Teachers50 teachers
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School Comparison

John Wallace Middle School is ranked within the top 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 John Wallace Middle School is 0.55, which is less 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
#447 out of 951 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:112:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
7%
5%
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Hispanic
17%
25%
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Black
7%
13%
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White
64%
54%
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Hawaiian
n/a
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Two or more races
5%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.550.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
15%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNewington School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to John Wallace Middle School is Newington High School (2.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Martin Kellogg Middle School (2.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is John Paterson School (0.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Newington John Paterson School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-4 | 390 students
    0.2 miles
    120 Church St.
    Newington, CT 06111
    (860) 666-4657
    0.2 PK-4 390
  • New Britain Chamberlain Elementary School Math: 11% | Reading: 26%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 492 students
    1.3 miles
    120 Newington Ave.
    New Britain, CT 06051
    (860) 832-5691
    1.3 K-5 492
  • Newington Ruth Chaffee School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-4 | 327 students
    1.3 miles
    160 Superior Ave.
    Newington, CT 06111
    (860) 666-4687
    1.3 PK-4 327
  • New Britain Smith Elementary School Math: 19% | Reading: 19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 548 students
    1.4 miles
    142 Rutherford St.
    New Britain, CT 06051
    (860) 223-1574
    1.4 K-5 548
  • New Britain Smalley Elementary School Math: 5% | Reading: 8%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 662 students
    1.9 miles
    175 West St.
    New Britain, CT 06051
    (860) 225-8647
    1.9 K-5 662

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