200 Highland Avenue
Wallingford, CT 06492
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Highland School serves 281 students in grades Prekindergarten-2.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 90-94% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 84%) for the 2009-10 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 75-79% (which is approximately equal to the Connecticut state average of 78%) for the 2009-10 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 50% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-2
  • Enrollment: 281 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 23%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 90-94%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 75-79%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

School Overview

Highland School's student population of 281 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-2
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
281 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
27 teachers
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School Rankings

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 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CT)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(09-10)
90-94%
84%
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(09-10)
75-79%
78%
Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
5%
5%
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Hispanic
13%
28%
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Black
1%
13%
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White
77%
50%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.39
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Eligible for Free Lunch
21%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

90-94% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 84% CT state average), while 75-79% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 78% CT state average).

How many students attend Highland School?

281 students attend Highland School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

77% of Highland School students are White, 13% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Asian, 4% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Black.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Highland School?

Highland School has a student ration of 10:1, which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 12:1.

What grades does Highland School offer ?

Highland School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-2 (offers virtual instruction).

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-2
  • Enrollment: 281 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 23%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 90-94%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 75-79%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

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