Henry James Memorial School

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155 Firetown Rd

Simsbury, CT 06070

(860) 651-3341

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Grades: 7 - 8

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 780

Students Per Teacher: 10

Parent Reviews

8 Parent Reviews for Henry James Memorial School

Sadly, this doesn't seem to be an "all inclusive" school for kids. If you are not one of the Simsbury Lottery hitting (stay-at-home) moms, who are not connected with the PTO and able to volunteer, don't expect your kid to make the drama club or select chorus their first year. Seems like the school has ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/15/13

I am not over the top with this school like many seem to be. I feel that the staff is more concerned with reputation than events that how the children are actually affected. The staff will work with you on issues, but unfortunately it is usually after the fact, and the parent (though they "involve you") ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/02/13

Fantastic Middle School with a great and caring principal who makes it her goal to know all of her students, a knowledgeable and caring staff of teachers and great kids. Academically it is challenging and also offers a superior music and art program. HJMS certainly prepares the students for the demands ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/06/11

We have been very happy with Henry James. The teachers are very accessible and always available via email, phone etc. The teachers and administrators are very involved and have very high expectations of the students. The grading is very hard at this school and the teachers expect a very high level ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/31/09

The school provides a challenging environment for the 7th & 8th graders. There is about 2 - 3 hours of homework per week night. Our daughter comments that the teachers are nice and they grade hard.

Posted by a parent on 01/10/06

Henry James is a school with high standards of education and high expectations of the student from the teachers. Their music, art and sports programs are available to all students and students are encouraged to excel, showcase and particpate with their talents in all events. The PTA is very involved ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 01/10/06

This school offers a variety of academic programs for students to succeed in, and a range of challenge levels in the classes. Art classes are required one quarter every year. Sports are not a main emphasis, although many programs take place after school. Parents are incouraged to participate with the ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/14/05

This is a great school with lots of after school activites!

Posted by a on 05/22/03

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Test scores for Henry James Memorial School

CMT* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2009
Henry James Memorial School
Simsbury 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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Simsbury schools — Henry James Memorial School is located at 155 Firetown Rd, Simsbury CT 06070. 155 Firetown Rd is in the 06070 ZIP code in Simsbury, CT The school district for Henry James Memorial School is the Simsbury School District. Henry James Memorial School is a Public school that serves grade levels 7 - 8.
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