Highland School

  • Highland School serves 517 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 71% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 81% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 34%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Highland School's student population of 517 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 35 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students517 students
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Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Highland School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Highland School is 0.58, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.27. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (PA)
Overall School Rank#457 out of 2,835 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
71%
46%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
81%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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Asian
6%
4%
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Hispanic
7%
11%
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Black
16%
15%
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White
62%
66%
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Two or more races
9%
4%
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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 PA.
Diversity Score0.580.27
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Eligible for Free Lunch
23%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAbington SD School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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  • Abington Overlook School
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    0.8 miles
    1750 Edge Hill Rd
    Abington, PA 19001
    (215)657-0857
    0.8 K-6 527
  • Abington Roslyn School
    Grades: K-6 | 512 students
    0.9 miles
    2565 Susquehanna Street
    Abington, PA 19001
    (215)884-3368
    0.9 K-6 512
  • Abington Abington Senior High School
    Grades: 10-12 | 1748 students
    1.0 miles
    900 Highland Avenue
    Abington, PA 19001
    (215)884-4700
    1.0 10-12 1748
  • Glenside Copper Beech School
    Grades: K-6 | 1088 students
    1.0 miles
    825 N Easton Road
    Glenside, PA 19038
    (215)881-2000
    1.0 K-6 1088
  • Willow Grove Willow Hill School
    Grades: K-6 | 404 students
    1.2 miles
    1700 Coolidge Avenue
    Willow Grove, PA 19090
    (215)657-3800
    1.2 K-6 404

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