Highland Pines School

1381 Cleaver Rd
Caro, MI 48723
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Highland Pines School serves 97 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
Highland Pines School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-39% (which is approximately equal to the Michigan state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-59% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 48%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 6:1 is lower than the Michigan state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 36% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Special education school
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 97 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 6:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 16%
  • Graduation Rate
    : <50% (Btm 50% in MI)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30-39% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-59% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Highland Pines School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Michigan for:

School Overview

Highland Pines School's student population of 97 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 16 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
97 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
16 teachers
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School Rankings

Highland Pines School is ranked within the top 50% of all 2,925 schools in Michigan (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Highland Pines School is 0.29, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MI)
Overall Testing Rank
#1155 out of 2925 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-39%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-59%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
6:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
4%
9%
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Black
9%
18%
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White
84%
64%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.29
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Graduation Rate
<50%
84%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
70%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Highland Pines School's ranking?
Highland Pines School is ranked #1155 out of 2,925 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Michigan.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
30-39% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% MI state average), while 50-59% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 48% MI state average).
What is the graduation rate of Highland Pines School?
The graduation rate of Highland Pines School is 50%, which is lower than the Michigan state average of 84%.
How many students attend Highland Pines School?
97 students attend Highland Pines School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
84% of Highland Pines School students are White, 9% of students are Black, 4% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Highland Pines School?
Highland Pines School has a student ration of 6:1, which is lower than the Michigan state average of 17:1.
What grades does Highland Pines School offer ?
Highland Pines School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Highland Pines School part of?
Highland Pines School is part of Tuscola ISD School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Special education school
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 97 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 6:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 16%
  • Graduation Rate
    : <50% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30-39% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-59% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

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