Highland Free School serves 54 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Highland Free School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-59% (which is approximately equal to the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-79% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 64% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Highland Free School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arizona for:

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School Overview

Highland Free School's student population of 54 students has grown by 20% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-6
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
54 students
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School Rankings

Highland Free School is ranked within the top 30% of all 2,120 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Highland Free School is 0.64, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank
#543 out of 2120 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-59%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-79%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
n/a
17:1
American Indian
n/a
5%
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Asian
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3%
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Hispanic
39%
46%
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Black
9%
6%
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White
45%
36%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
33%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
15%
9%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

School Reviews

5   12/9/2020
It's a small school over all but there're nice teachers! there're goats, chickens and dogs. There's a dog named pearl she is a friendly dog. I really like this school over all! There's a grassy area where you get to run around!
- Posted by Student/Alumni - Amaiyah Castillo

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Students: 54 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 55%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in AZ
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40-59% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60-79% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.64

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