Highland Elementary School

16 Lockhart Ln
Highland, NY 12528
(School attendance zone shown in map)
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 672 students in grades Kindergarten-5, Highland Elementary School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 43% (which is lower than the New York state average of 46%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40% (which is lower than the New York state average of 49%).
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the New York state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New York state average of 59% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 672 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 29%
  • : Bottom 50% in NY
  • : 43% (Btm 50%)
  • : 40% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Highland Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

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School Overview

Highland Elementary School's student population of 672 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 66 teachers has grown by 15% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
672 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
66 teachers
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School Rankings

Highland Elementary School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 4,377 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Highland Elementary School is 0.47, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.72. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (NY)
#2591 out of 4377 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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43%
46%
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40%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
11:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
3%
10%
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Hispanic
15%
29%
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Black
7%
16%
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White
71%
41%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
3%
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0.47
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
30%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
3%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Highland Elementary School's ranking?
Highland Elementary School is ranked #2591 out of 4,377 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in New York.
What schools are Highland Elementary School often compared to?
Highland Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Highland High School, Highland Middle School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
43% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% NY state average), while 40% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% NY state average).
How many students attend Highland Elementary School?
672 students attend Highland Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
71% of Highland Elementary School students are White, 15% of students are Hispanic, 7% of students are Black, 4% of students are Two or more races, and 3% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Highland Elementary School?
Highland Elementary School has a student ration of 10:1, which is lower than the New York state average of 11:1.
What grades does Highland Elementary School offer ?
Highland Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Highland Elementary School part of?
Highland Elementary School is part of Highland Central School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 672 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 29%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 43% (Btm 50%)
  • : 40% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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