Hightstown High School

Tel: (609)443-7738
Grades: 9-12

1,403 students

Hightstown High School serves 1,403 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the NJ average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is more than the state average of 49%.
Hightstown High School operates within the East Windsor Regional School District.
The school district's 84% graduation rate is lower than the NJ state average of 92%.

Overview

The student population of 1403 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 116 teachers has grown by 9% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,403 students
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 116 teachers
Students by Grade Hightstown High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.69 is more than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NJ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 12:1
Hightstown High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
15%
9%
Hispanic
25%
23%
Black
11%
17%
White
47%
51%
All Ethnic Groups Hightstown High School Sch Ethnicity Hightstown High School Sta Ethnicity
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.69 0.41
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
18%
29%
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
7%
6%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 5,054 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 84% has decreased from 97% over five years.
School District Name East Windsor Regional School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
2
Number of Students Managed 5,054 983
Graduation Rate 84% 92%
East Windsor Regional School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $93 MM $20 MM
East Windsor Regional School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $86 MM $19 MM
East Windsor Regional School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $18,506 $20,414
East Windsor Regional School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $16,974 $19,395
East Windsor Regional School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Robbinsville High School (4.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Melvin H Kreps School (1.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Walter C Black Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • HightstownWalter C Black Elementary School
    371 Stockton St
    HightstownNJ 08520
    (609)443-7816
    0.7 mi | 525 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • HightstownGrace Norton Rogers School
    380 Stockton St
    HightstownNJ 08520
    (609)443-7833
    0.7 mi | 699 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • East WindsorMelvin H Kreps School
    5 Kent Ln
    East WindsorNJ 08520
    (609)443-7767
    1.9 mi | 1233 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • East WindsorEthel Mcknight Elementary School
    58 Twin Rivers Dr South
    East WindsorNJ 08520
    (609)443-7800
    2.1 mi | 636 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • East WindsorPerry L Drew Elementary School
    70 Twin Rivers Dr North
    East WindsorNJ 08520
    (609)443-7820
    2.4 mi | 558 students | Gr. KG-5                      

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Did You Know?
Mercer County, NJ public schools have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.50, which is higher than the New Jersey average of 0.41. The most diverse school district in Mercer County is Guam District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in New Jersey or national school diversity statistics.