Heights Elementary School

  • Heights Elementary School serves 529 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 79% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 75% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Heights Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 39%.

Top Placements

Heights Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Massachusetts for:

School Overview

  • Heights Elementary School's student population of 529 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 40 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2017)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students529 students
This chart display total students of Heights Elementary School by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Gender %This chart display gender of Heights Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers40 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Heights Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,667 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Heights Elementary School is 0.59, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MA)
Overall School Rank#247 out of 1667 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
79%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Heights Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
75%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Heights Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio13:113:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Heights Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Asian
33%
7%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Heights Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
3%
19%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Heights Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
2%
9%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Heights Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
55%
61%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Heights Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
7%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Heights Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Heights Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MA.
Diversity Score0.590.58
This chart display the diversity score of Heights Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Heights Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/an/a
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Heights Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSharon School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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  • Sharon Sharon High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1058 students
    1.6 miles
    181 Pond Street
    Sharon, MA 02067
    (781)784-1554
    1.6 9-12 1058
  • Sharon Cottage Street
    Grades: K-5 | 525 students
    2.0 miles
    30 Cottage Street
    Sharon, MA 02067
    (781)784-1580
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  • Sharon Sharon Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 899 students
    2.1 miles
    75 Mountain Street
    Sharon, MA 02067
    (781)784-1560
    2.1 6-8 899
  • Walpole Boyden
    Grades: K-5 | 378 students
    2.7 miles
    1852 Washington Street
    Walpole, MA 02081
    (508)660-7216
    2.7 K-5 378
  • Foxboro John J Ahern
    Grades: 5-8 | 816 students
    2.7 miles
    111 Mechanic Street
    Foxboro, MA 02035
    (508)543-1610
    2.7 5-8 816

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