King Philip Middle School

100 King Philip Dr.
West Hartford, CT 06117
(School attendance zone shown in map)
King Philip Middle School serves 933 students in grades 6-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 62% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 72% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 57%) for the 2017-18 school year.
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 2017-18 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 stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 82 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students933 students
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Total Classroom Teachers82 teachers
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School Comparison

King Philip Middle School is ranked within the top 30% of all 951 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (CT)
Overall Testing Rank
#243 out of 951 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
72%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:112:1
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American Indian
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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
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Two or more races
5%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.600.64
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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 Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWest Hartford School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to King Philip Middle School is Hall High School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Montessori Magnet At Fisher School (1.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Aiken School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • West Hartford Hall High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,490 student
    0.2 miles
    975 North Main St.
    West Hartford, CT 06117
    (860) 232-4561
    0.2 9-12 1,490
  • West Hartford Aiken School
    Grades: PK-5 | 421 students
    0.5 miles
    212 King Philip Dr.
    West Hartford, CT 06117
    (860) 233-6994
    0.5 PK-5 421
  • West Hartford Norfeldt School
    Grades: K-5 | 317 students
    1.0 miles
    35 Barksdale Rd.
    West Hartford, CT 06117
    (860) 233-4421
    1.0 K-5 317
  • West Hartford Bugbee School
    Grades: K-5 | 394 students
    1.2 miles
    1943 Asylum Ave.
    West Hartford, CT 06117
    (860) 929-5500
    1.2 K-5 394
  • West Hartford University Of Hartford Magnet School Magnet School
    Grades: PK-5 | 457 students
    1.3 miles
    196 Bloomfield Ave.
    West Hartford, CT 06117
    (860) 236-2899
    1.3 PK-5 457

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