100 King Philip Dr.
West Hartford, CT 06117
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
King Philip Middle School serves 933 students in grades 6-8.
King Philip Middle School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 62% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 48%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 74% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 58%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

King Philip Middle School's student population of 933 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 82 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
933 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
82 teachers
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School Rankings

King Philip Middle School is ranked within the top 30% 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 King Philip Middle School is 0.60, 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 Data
This School
State Level (CT)
Overall Testing Rank
#271 out of 957 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
48%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
74%
58%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
10%
5%
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Hispanic
16%
25%
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Black
9%
13%
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White
60%
54%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
16%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 933 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 40%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in CT
  • Math Proficiency
    : 62% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 74% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.60 (Top 50%)

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