Highland School

  • Highland School serves 334 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.
  • Highland School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2009-10 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Connecticut state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 45%.

School Overview

  • Highland School's student population of 334 students has grown by 15% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 27 teachers has grown by 22% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-2
Total Students334 students
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Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Highland School is ranked within the top 50% of all 984 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2009-10 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Highland School is 0.36, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CT)
Overall School Rank (09-10)#444 out of 984 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (09-10)90-94%
84%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (09-10)75-79%
78%
Student : Teacher Ratio12:113:1
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Asian
8%
5%
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Hispanic
10%
24%
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Black
n/a
13%
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White
79%
55%
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Two or more races
3%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Highland School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CT.
Diversity Score0.360.63
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Eligible for Free Lunch
11%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWallingford School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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