397 Porter St.
Manchester, CT 06040
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Highland Park School serves 281 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Highland Park School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 48%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-44% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 58%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 46% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Rankings

Highland Park School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Connecticut for:

School Overview

Highland Park School's student population of 281 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has grown by 15% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
281 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
22 teachers
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Date
Abbreviated Day for Students - Last Day of School
June 23, 2022 (Thursday)

School Rankings

Highland Park School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 957 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Highland Park School is 0.68, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CT)
Overall Testing Rank
#591 out of 957 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
48%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
58%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
12:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
6%
5%
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Hispanic
20%
25%
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Black
23%
13%
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White
48%
54%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
36%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Students: 281 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 52%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in CT
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.68 (Top 30%)

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