John Wallace Middle School

  • John Wallace Middle School serves 688 students in grades 5-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 46% (which is equal to the Connecticut state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 53% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 57%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the Connecticut state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 45%.

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School Overview

  • John Wallace Middle School's student population of 688 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 Students688 students
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Total Classroom Teachers50 teachers
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School Comparison

  • John Wallace Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of John Wallace Middle School is 0.55, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. 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#507 out of 968 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
46%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:113:1
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Asian
8%
5%
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Hispanic
18%
24%
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Black
6%
13%
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White
64%
55%
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Two or more races
4%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in John Wallace Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CT.
Diversity Score0.550.63
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Eligible for Free Lunch
14%
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 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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