Highland Middle School

71 Main St
Highland, NY 12528
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 382 students in grades 6-8, Highland Middle 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 31% (which is lower than the New York state average of 46%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 47% (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 28% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New York state average of 59% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 382 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 28%
  • : Bottom 50% in NY
  • : 31% (Btm 50%)
  • : 47% (Top 50%)
  • : 80-84% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute

School Overview

Highland Middle School's student population of 382 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 40 teachers has grown by 29% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
382 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
40 teachers
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School Rankings

Highland Middle 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 Middle School is 0.46, 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)
#2703 out of 4377 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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31%
46%
This chart displays 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 New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
47%
49%
This chart displays 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 New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
80-84%
78%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Highland Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
11:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
3%
10%
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Hispanic
14%
29%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in Highland Middle School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
6%
16%
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White
72%
41%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in New York.
0.46
This chart displays the diversity score of Highland Middle School and the public school average diversity score of New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
35%
51%
This chart displays 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 New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
3%
This chart displays 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 New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Highland Middle School's ranking?
Highland Middle School is ranked #2703 out of 4,377 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in New York.
What schools are Highland Middle School often compared to?
Highland Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Poughkeepsie Middle School, Franklin D Roosevelt Senior High School, Marlboro Middle School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
31% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% NY state average), while 47% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% NY state average).
How many students attend Highland Middle School?
382 students attend Highland Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
72% of Highland Middle School students are White, 14% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Black, 5% of students are Two or more races, and 3% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Highland Middle School?
Highland Middle School has a student ration of 10:1, which is lower than the New York state average of 11:1.
What grades does Highland Middle School offer ?
Highland Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Highland Middle School part of?
Highland Middle School is part of Highland Central School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 382 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 28%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 31% (Btm 50%)
  • : 47% (Top 50%)
  • : 80-84% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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