Heights Elementary School

454 South Main Street
Sharon, MA 02067
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
Heights Elementary School serves 537 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Heights Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 76% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Massachusetts state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 44% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 537 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 49%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10% in MA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 70% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 76% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Heights Elementary School's student population of 537 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
537 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
29 teachers
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School Rankings

Heights Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% of all 1,644 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Heights Elementary School is 0.64, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank
#125 out of 1644 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
70%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
76%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
31%
7%
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Hispanic
5%
23%
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Black
6%
10%
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White
51%
56%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.64
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
5%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Heights Elementary School's ranking?
Heights Elementary School is ranked #125 out of 1,644 schools, which ranks it among the top 10% of public schools in Massachusetts.
What schools are Heights Elementary School often compared to?
Heights Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like East Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
70% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MA state average), while 76% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% MA state average).
How many students attend Heights Elementary School?
537 students attend Heights Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
51% of Heights Elementary School students are White, 31% of students are Asian, 7% of students are Two or more races, 6% of students are Black, and 5% of students are Hispanic.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Heights Elementary School?
Heights Elementary School has a student ration of 19:1, which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 12:1.
What grades does Heights Elementary School offer ?
Heights Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Heights Elementary School part of?
Heights Elementary School is part of Sharon School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 537 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 49%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 70% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 76% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

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