King Philip Middle School

100 King Philip Dr.
West Hartford, CT 06117
(School attendance zone shown in map)
8/
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Top 30%
Serving 829 students in grades 6-8, King Philip Middle School ranks in the top 30% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 54% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 40%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 70% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 50%).
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 51% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 829 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 44%
  • : Top 30% in CT
  • : 54% (Top 50%)
  • : 70% (Top 30%)
  • : 66% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

School Overview

King Philip Middle School's student population of 829 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 67 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
829 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
67 teachers
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School Rankings

King Philip Middle School ranks within the top 30% of all 942 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of King Philip Middle School is 0.64, 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.
This School
State Level (CT)
#259 out of 942 schools
(Top 30%)
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54%
40%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of King Philip Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
70%
50%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of King Philip Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Connecticut by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
66%
47%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of King Philip Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1
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American Indian
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Asian
10%
5%
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Hispanic
18%
29%
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Black
11%
13%
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White
56%
49%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Connecticut.
0.64
This chart displays the diversity score of King Philip Middle School and the public school average diversity score of Connecticut by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
21%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
6%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is King Philip Middle School's ranking?
King Philip Middle School is ranked #259 out of 942 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in Connecticut.
What schools are King Philip Middle School often compared to?
King Philip Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Bristow Middle School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
54% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CT state average), while 70% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 50% CT state average).
How many students attend King Philip Middle School?
829 students attend King Philip Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
56% of King Philip Middle School students are White, 18% of students are Hispanic, 11% of students are Black, 10% of students are Asian, and 5% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of King Philip Middle School?
King Philip Middle School has a student ration of 12:1, which is equal to the Connecticut state average of 12:1.
What grades does King Philip Middle School offer ?
King Philip Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is King Philip Middle School part of?
King Philip Middle School is part of West Hartford School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 829 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 44%
  • : Top 30%
  • : 54% (Top 50%)
  • : 70% (Top 30%)
  • : 66% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

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