King Philip Middle School

  • King Philip Middle School serves 931 students in grades 6-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the CT average of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is less than the state average of 43%.
  • King Philip Middle School operates within the West Hartford School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 931 students has grown by 5% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 80 teachers has grown by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 931 students
King Philip Middle School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % King Philip Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 80 teachers
King Philip Middle School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade King Philip Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.57 is less than the state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CT) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 14:1
King Philip Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Asian
12%
5%
King Philip Middle School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
15%
22%
King Philip Middle School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
6%
13%
King Philip Middle School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
63%
57%
King Philip Middle School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
King Philip Middle School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
4%
3%
King Philip Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups King Philip Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown CT All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.57 0.61
King Philip Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
12%
33%
King Philip Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
5%
5%
King Philip Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • West Hartford School District's student population of 9,691 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $17,921 in this district is less than the state average of $20,523. The district revenue/student has grown by 19% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $17,675 is less than the state average of $19,543. The district spending/student has grown by 20% over four years.
School District Name West Hartford School District
Number of Schools
Managed
19
4
Number of Students Managed 9,691 1,624
West Hartford School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $177 MM $33 MM
West Hartford School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $175 MM $32 MM
West Hartford School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $17,921 $20,523
West Hartford School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $17,675 $19,543
West Hartford School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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