95 Highcrest Rd.
Wethersfield, CT 06109
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Highcrest School serves 463 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Highcrest School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 51%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 50% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 463 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 27%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in CT
  • Math Proficiency
    : 45% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

School Overview

Highcrest School's student population of 463 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
463 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
29 teachers
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School Rankings

Highcrest School is ranked within the top 30% of all 957 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Highcrest School is 0.44, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CT)
Overall Testing Rank
#261 out of 957 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
45%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
60%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
6%
5%
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Hispanic
15%
28%
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Black
2%
13%
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White
73%
50%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.44
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Eligible for Free Lunch
16%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What schools are Highcrest School often compared to?

Highcrest Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like West Hill School, Samuel B. Webb Elementary School by visitors of our site.

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

45% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 39% CT state average), while 60% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CT state average).

How many students attend Highcrest School?

463 students attend Highcrest School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

73% of Highcrest School students are White, 15% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Asian, 4% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are Black.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Highcrest School?

Highcrest School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 12:1.

What grades does Highcrest School offer ?

Highcrest School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6 (offers virtual instruction).

What school district is Highcrest School part of?

Highcrest School is part of Wethersfield School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 463 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 27%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 45% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

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