Hightstown High School

Hightstown High School serves 1,439 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the NJ average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 51%.
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 1439 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 113 teachers has grown by 14% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,439 students
Hightstown High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 113 teachers
Hightstown High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Hightstown High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.68 is more than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NJ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 12:1
Hightstown High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
15%
9%
Hightstown High School Asian Students (1988-2013)
Hispanic
27%
24%
Hightstown High School Black Students (1988-2013)
Black
11%
17%
Hightstown High School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
47%
49%
Hightstown High School White Students (1988-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Hightstown High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown NJ All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.68 0.42
Hightstown High School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
19%
31%
Hightstown High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1991-2013)
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%
Hightstown High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 5,078 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 84% has decreased from 98% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $18,506 is less than the state average of $20,414. The district revenue/student has grown by 24% over four years.
The district spending/student of $16,974 is less than the state average of $19,395. The district spending/student has declined by 20% over four years.
School District Name East Windsor Regional School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
2
Number of Students Managed 5,078 922
East Windsor Regional   School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
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 District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $86 MM $19 MM
East Windsor Regional   School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $18,506 $20,414
East Windsor Regional   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $16,974 $19,395
East Windsor Regional   School District 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 Middle 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 Grades Students
  • HightstownWalter C. Black Elementary School
    371 Stockton St
    HightstownNJ 08520
    (609)443-7816
    0.7 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 495 students                      
  • HightstownGrace N. Rogers Elementary School
    380 Stockton St
    HightstownNJ 08520
    (609)443-7833
    0.7 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 692 students                      
  • HightstownMelvin H. Kreps Middle School
    5 Kent Ln
    HightstownNJ 08520
    (609)443-7767
    1.9 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 1196 students                      
  • HightstownEthel Mcknight Elementary School
    58 Twin Rivers Dr South
    HightstownNJ 08520
    (609)443-7800
    2.1 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 680 students                      
  • HightstownPerry L. Drew Elementary School
    70 Twin Rivers Dr North
    HightstownNJ 08520
    (609)443-7820
    2.4 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 576 students                      

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