Holmes Elementary School

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18 Hoyt St

Darien, CT 06820

(203) 353-4371

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Grades: K - 5

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 440

Students Per Teacher: 13

Parent Reviews

8 Parent Reviews for Holmes Elementary School

I just finished up here and I liked it. I thought that the new principal was ok, I think she was different and that I would have needed some getting used to because they were very different. I like the connections between the kids and the teachers. I felt there were no "bad" teachers, some were stricter ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 08/12/13

I have one child in third grade and have been thrilled with the quality of teachers and the level of commitment to the students by both the instructors as well as the administrators. Every phone call, email or other inquiry I have made is promptly responded to. The new principal has brought a fresh ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 01/05/13

the kids are nice but the teachers seem bullied by parents who want timmy to go to harvard and demand homework in kindergarten. moved my kid out of this school after 3 years. community is more interested in low taxes than great education. private donations fund school technology and playgrounds. they ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/03/12

I've been sadly disappointed at Holmes. I have a 2nd grader here. The principal is uninterested in education & improvements. The status quo suits her fine. Don't ask for anything - no is her favorite word. Some teachers are good, but if you are unlucky - well, you'll know.... And forget about services ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/30/10

All my children have attended Holmes School and one of them is in special needs. The special education teachers and programs are terrific. The teachers listen to your concerns provide great suggestions to aid your child at home. The parent involvement is huge and the funding raising is unbelievable. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/06/09

over size class rooms and bad testing

Posted by a parent on 09/26/08

Im not impressed. ( by the district) ...... The classes are all at maximum.. parent particiaption is minimal. This is an affluent well educated community. Im surprised they dont have more complaints.

Posted by a parent on 11/28/07

'All my children have gone to Holmes School. It is a very good school. We relocated to USA and thye were able to adjust well in Holmes school. Thye got personalized attention. Each child is encouraged to do their personal best without being. The teachers are highly skilled and work hard to bring out ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/15/06

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Test scores for Holmes Elementary School

CMT* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2009
Holmes Elementary School
Darien School District
* In 2008-2009 Connecticut used the Connecticut Mastery Test (CMT) to test students' skills in reading, writing and math in grades 3 through 8, and in science in grades 5 and 8. The CMT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Connecticut.

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Darien schools — Holmes Elementary School is located at 18 Hoyt St, Darien CT 06820. 18 Hoyt St is in the 06820 ZIP code in Darien, CT The school district for Holmes Elementary School is the Darien School District. Holmes Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 5.
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