Highland Middle School

  • Highland Middle School serves 734 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 56% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 69% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Indiana state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Indiana state average of 31%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Highland Middle School's student population of 734 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 45 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students734 students
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Total Classroom Teachers45 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Highland Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Highland Middle School is 0.54, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.50. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IN)
Overall School Rank#513 out of 1,767 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
54%
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 Indiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
63%
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 Indiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio16:117:1
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
30%
12%
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Black
6%
12%
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White
61%
69%
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Two or more races
2%
5%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis 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 IN.
Diversity Score0.540.50
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Eligible for Free Lunch
27%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
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 Indiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District Name Town of Highland School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

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