Highland School serves 766 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Highland School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 72% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 83% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 51%) for the 2020-21 school year.
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).
- Grades: Kindergarten-6
- Enrollment: 766 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
- Minority Enrollment: 23%
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 5% in CT
- Math Proficiency: 72% (Top 10%)
- Reading Proficiency: 83% (Top 5%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education
Highland School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Connecticut for:
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highland School's student population of 766 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 54 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
(offers virtual instruction)
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Highland School is ranked within the top 5% of all 940 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
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.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
State Level (CT)
Overall Testing Rank
#34 out of 940 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Highland School's ranking?
Highland School is ranked #34 out of 940 schools, which ranks it among the top 5% of public schools in Connecticut.
What schools are Highland School often compared to?
Highland Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Doolittle School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
72% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 39% CT state average), while 83% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% 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.
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