2941 41st St
Highland, IN 46322
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Highland Middle School serves 722 students in grades 6-8.
Highland Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Indiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45% (which is equal to the Indiana state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 53% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Indiana state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Indiana state average of 32% (majority Black and Hispanic).

School Overview

Highland Middle School's student population of 722 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 48 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
722 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
48 teachers
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School Rankings

Highland Middle School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,757 schools in Indiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Highland Middle School is 0.55, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.51. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
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State Level (IN)
Overall Testing Rank
#770 out of 1757 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
30%
12%
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Black
6%
13%
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White
60%
68%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.55
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Eligible for Free Lunch
33%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
7%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 722 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 40%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in IN
  • Math Proficiency
    : 45% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 53% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.55 (Top 30%)

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