Highland School

490 Highland Ave.
Cheshire, CT 06410
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 10%
Serving 766 students in grades Kindergarten-6, Highland School ranks in the top 10% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 77% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 40%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 80% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 50%).
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 51% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 766 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 23%
  • : Top 10% in CT
  • : 77% (Top 5%)
  • : 80% (Top 10%)
  • : 80-84% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Highland School's student population of 766 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 54 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-6
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
766 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
54 teachers
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School Rankings

Highland School ranks within the top 10% of all 942 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Highland School is 0.39, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (CT)
#52 out of 942 schools
(Top 10%)
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77%
40%
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80%
50%
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80-84%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Highland School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
12:1
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American Indian
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Asian
10%
5%
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Hispanic
8%
29%
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Black
2%
13%
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White
77%
49%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.39
This chart display the diversity score of Highland School and the public school average diversity score of Connecticut by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
11%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
6%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Highland School's ranking?
Highland School is ranked #52 out of 942 schools, which ranks it among the top 10% of public schools in Connecticut.
What schools are Highland School often compared to?
Highland Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Doolittle School, Chapman School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
77% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CT state average), while 80% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 50% CT state average).
How many students attend Highland School?
766 students attend Highland School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
77% of Highland School students are White, 10% of students are Asian, 8% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Highland School?
Highland School has a student ration of 14:1, which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 12:1.
What grades does Highland School offer ?
Highland School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-6 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Highland School part of?
Highland School is part of Cheshire School District.
In what neighborhood is Highland School located?
Highland School is located in the Cheshire Village neighborhood of Cheshire, CT. There are 3 other public schools located in Cheshire Village.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 766 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 23%
  • : Top 10%
  • : 77% (Top 5%)
  • : 80% (Top 10%)
  • : 80-84% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

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