Highcrest School

  • Highcrest School serves 425 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 59% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 67% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 57%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Connecticut state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 45%.

School Overview

  • Highcrest School's student population of 425 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students425 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Highcrest School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Highcrest School is 0.39, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.43. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CT)
Overall School Rank#275 out of 968 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
46%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
67%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:113:1
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Asian
4%
5%
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Hispanic
15%
24%
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Black
2%
13%
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White
77%
55%
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Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Highcrest School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CT.
Diversity Score0.390.43
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Eligible for Free Lunch
13%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWethersfield School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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  • Wethersfield Samuel B. Webb Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 345 students
    1.3 miles
    51 Willow St.
    Wethersfield, CT 06109
    (860)571-8340
    1.3 PK-6 345
  • Rocky Hill West Hill School
    Grades: PK-5 | 724 students
    1.4 miles
    95 Cronin Dr.
    Rocky Hill, CT 06067
    (860)258-7761
    1.4 PK-5 724
  • Wethersfield Emerson-williams School
    Grades: PK-6 | 410 students
    1.5 miles
    461 Wells Rd.
    Wethersfield, CT 06109
    (860)571-8360
    1.5 PK-6 410
  • Rocky Hill Myrtle H. Stevens School
    Grades: K-5 | 555 students
    1.5 miles
    322 Orchard St.
    Rocky Hill, CT 06067
    (860)258-7751
    1.5 K-5 555
  • Newington Ruth Chaffee School
    Grades: PK-4 | 347 students
    1.7 miles
    160 Superior Ave.
    Newington, CT 06111
    (860)666-4687
    1.7 PK-4 347

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