Highgate School

  • Highgate School serves 338 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 35-39% (which is lower than the Vermont state average of 43%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 35-39% (which is lower than the Vermont state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Highgate School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Vermont for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the Vermont state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Vermont state average of 10%.

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School Overview

  • Highgate School's student population of 338 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 27 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students338 students
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Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Highgate School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 290 schools in Vermont (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 increased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Highgate School is 0.42, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.18. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (VT)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#231 out of 290 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
43%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Highgate School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Vermont by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Highgate School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Vermont by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio13:112:1
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American Indian
n/an/a
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Highgate School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Vermont by year, with the latest 2003-04 school year data.
Asian
n/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Highgate School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Vermont by year, with the latest 1992-93 school year data.
Hispanic
2%
2%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Highgate School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Vermont by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
n/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Highgate School and the percentage of Black public school students in Vermont by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
White
72%
90%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Highgate School and the percentage of White public school students in Vermont by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Two or more races
26%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Highgate School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Vermont by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Highgate School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in VT.
Diversity Score0.420.18
This chart display the diversity score of Highgate School and the public school average diversity score of Vermont by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
33%
31%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Highgate School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Vermont by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Highgate School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Vermont by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHighgate School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VT Dept. of Education

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