71 Halleran Dr.
Newington, CT 06111
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
John Wallace Middle School serves 627 students in grades 5-8.
John Wallace Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 48%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 57% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 58%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 50% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 5-8
  • Students: 627 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 42%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in CT
  • Math Proficiency
    : 45% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 57% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

School Overview

John Wallace Middle School's student population of 627 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 49 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 5-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
627 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
49 teachers
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School Rankings

John Wallace Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 957 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of John Wallace Middle School is 0.61, 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
#543 out of 957 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
48%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
58%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
10%
5%
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Hispanic
21%
28%
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Black
6%
13%
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White
58%
50%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CT.
Diversity Score
0.61
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Eligible for Free Lunch
27%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
6%
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School District Name

School Calendar

View the John Wallace Middle School yearly calendar below. Note key dates such as:

Event
Date
First Day of School - Full Day
August 25, 2022 (Thursday)
Rosh Hashanah - Schools Closed
September 26, 2022 (Monday)
Yom Kippur - Schools Closed/Offices Open
October 05, 2022 (Wednesday)
Indigenous People's Day - Schools Closed/Offices Open
October 10, 2022 (Monday)
Election Day - Schools Closed/Offices Open
November 08, 2022 (Tuesday)
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 5-8
  • Students: 627 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 42%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 45% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 57% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

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