Highland Hills Middle School serves 1,685 students in grades 5-8.
Highland Hills Middle School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Indiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 53% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 57% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 43%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Indiana state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Indiana state average of 34% (majority Black).
Quick Stats (2023)
- Grades: 5-8
- Enrollment: 1,685 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
- Minority Enrollment: 9%
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 20% in IN
- Math Proficiency: 53% (Top 20%)
- Reading Proficiency: 57% (Top 20%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IN Dept. of Education
Highland Hills Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Indiana for:
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highland Hills Middle School's student population of 1,685 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 84 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Highland Hills Middle School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,755 schools in Indiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Highland Hills Middle School is 0.17, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (IN)
Overall Testing Rank
#261 out of 1755 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IN Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Highland Hills Middle School's ranking?
Highland Hills Middle School is ranked #261 out of 1,755 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in Indiana.
What schools are Highland Hills Middle School often compared to?
Highland Hills Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Hazelwood Middle School, Nathaniel Scribner Middle School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
53% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% IN state average), while 57% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 43% IN state average).
How many students attend Highland Hills Middle School?
1,685 students attend Highland Hills Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
91% of Highland Hills Middle School students are White, 3% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Highland Hills Middle School?
Highland Hills Middle School has a student ration of 20:1, which is higher than the Indiana state average of 16:1.
What grades does Highland Hills Middle School offer ?
Highland Hills Middle School offers enrollment in grades 5-8
What school district is Highland Hills Middle School part of?
Highland Hills Middle School is part of New Albany-Floyd County Consolidated School District.
Review Highland Hills Middle School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:
- Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
- Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
Public Schools Struggle to Accommodate Unaccompanied Migrant Children
Undocumented and unaccompanied migrant children, particularly among Hispanic populations, are rapidly increasing in number, especially in the southern United States. Federal law requires public schools to provide services to all children. Yet, many schools are struggling to accommodate this new wave of potential students who come to them without parents or guardians, while some municipalities are flat out refusing to accommodate these children.
Voucher Program Update: Florida
Many states now offer voucher programs. We look at the voucher program available in Florida.
March 06, 2023Have Smartphones Ruined Public Education?
I used to think that students having smartphones in school was a bad thing. Not any more. Here are my reasons why.