Wish Museum School

350 Barbour Street
Hartford, CT 06120
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Wish Museum School serves 395 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 3% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 5% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 57%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Wish Museum 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 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 46% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

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School Overview

Wish Museum School's student population of 395 students has grown by 29% over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has grown by 16% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students395 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

Wish Museum School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Wish Museum School is 0.51, 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
#950 out of 951 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
3%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
5%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:112:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
59%
25%
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Black
38%
13%
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White
1%
54%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.510.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
87%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (06-07)
6%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHartford School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Wish Museum School is Global Communications Academy (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Simpson-waverly School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Hartford Simpson-waverly School
    Grades: PK-8 | 251 students
    0.2 miles
    55 Waverly Street
    Hartford, CT 06112
    (860) 695-5160
    0.2 PK-8 251
  • Hartford Breakthrough Magnet School North Magnet School
    Grades: PK-8 | 290 students
    0.4 miles
    395 Lyme Street
    Hartford, CT 06120
    (860) 695-6380
    0.4 PK-8 290
  • Hartford Global Communications Academy
    Grades: K-12 | 629 students
    0.4 miles
    85 Edwards Street
    Hartford, CT 06112
    (860) 695-6020
    0.4 K-12 629
  • Hartford Milner School
    Grades: PK-8 | 309 students
    1.0 miles
    104 Vine Street
    Hartford, CT 06112
    (860) 695-4380
    1.0 PK-8 309
  • Hartford Jumoke Academy Charter School
    Grades: PK-12 | 753 students
    1.1 miles
    834 Asylum Ave.
    Hartford, CT 06105
    (860) 527-0575
    1.1 PK-12 753

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