Highland Middle School

  • Highland Middle School serves 487 students in grades 5-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 46% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Highland Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Arkansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Arkansas state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 39% (majority Black).

School Overview

  • Highland Middle School's student population of 487 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 36 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 5-8
Total Students487 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Highland Middle School
Total Classroom Teachers36 teachers
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Students by Grade This chart display the students of Highland Middle School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Highland Middle School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,008 schools in Arkansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Highland Middle School is 0.10, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AR)
Overall Testing Rank#421 out of 1008 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Highland Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
44%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Highland Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Arkansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio14:114:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Highland Middle School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Arkansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Highland Middle School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Asian
n/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Highland Middle School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Hispanic
4%
13%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Highland Middle School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
1%
20%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Highland Middle School and the percentage of Black public school students in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
95%
61%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Highland Middle School and the percentage of White public school students in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
n/a
2%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Highland Middle School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AR.
Diversity Score0.100.58
This chart display the diversity score of Highland Middle School and the public school average diversity score of Arkansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
21%
27%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Highland Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
14%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Highland Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHighland School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

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