High Rock School

  • High Rock School serves 451 students in grades 6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 88% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 64%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 92% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 71%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • High Rock 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 20%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 37%.

Top Placements

High Rock School places among the top 20% of public schools in Massachusetts for:

School Overview

  • High Rock School's student population of 451 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 38 teachers has grown by 15% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6
Total Students451 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of High Rock School
Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
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School Comparison

  • High Rock School is ranked within the top 10% of all 1,671 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of High Rock School is 0.35, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.56. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MA)
Overall School Rank#110 out of 1,671 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
88%
64%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of High Rock 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 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
92%
71%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of High Rock 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 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio12:113:1
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Asian
9%
6%
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Hispanic
2%
19%
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Black
3%
9%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in High Rock School and the percentage of Black public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
80%
63%
This chart display the percentage of White students in High Rock School and the percentage of White public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
6%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in High Rock School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MA.
Diversity Score0.350.56
This chart display the diversity score of High Rock School and the public school average diversity score of Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in High Rock 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 High Rock School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNeedham School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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