Highland School

490 Highland Ave.
Cheshire, CT 06410
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
9/
10
Top 20%
Highland School serves 721 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Highland School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 75% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 81% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 57%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Highland School's student population of 721 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 56 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students721 students
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Total Classroom Teachers56 teachers
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School Comparison

Highland School is ranked within the top 20% of all 951 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Highland School is 0.36, which is less 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (CT)
Overall Testing Rank
#111 out of 951 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
75%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
81%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:112:1
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American Indian
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Asian
11%
5%
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Hispanic
5%
25%
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Black
3%
13%
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White
79%
54%
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Hawaiian
n/a
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Two or more races
2%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.360.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
6%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCheshire School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Highland School is Cheshire High School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Dodd Middle School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Chapman School (0.7 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Cheshire Dodd Middle School Math: 60% | Reading: 77%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 7-8 | 783 students
    0.3 miles
    100 Park Place
    Cheshire, CT 06410
    (203) 272-3249
    0.3 7-8 783
  • Cheshire Chapman School Math: 75-79% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-6 | 313 students
    0.7 miles
    38 Country Club Rd.
    Cheshire, CT 06410
    (203) 272-3591
    0.7 K-6 313
  • Cheshire Doolittle School Math: 67% | Reading: 74%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 1-6 | 456 students
    1.4 miles
    735 Cornwall Ave.
    Cheshire, CT 06410
    (203) 272-3549
    1.4 1-6 456
  • Cheshire Cheshire High School Math: 59% | Reading: 81%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,401 student
    1.5 miles
    525 South Main St.
    Cheshire, CT 06410
    (203) 250-2511
    1.5 9-12 1,401
  • Cheshire Norton School Math: 73% | Reading: 79%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-6 | 400 students
    2.4 miles
    414 North Brooksvale Rd.
    Cheshire, CT 06410
    (203) 272-7283
    2.4 K-6 400

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