Highlander Charter

  • Highlander Charter serves 520 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 14% (which is lower than the Rhode Island state average of 33%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 22% (which is lower than the Rhode Island state average of 40%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Rhode Island state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Rhode Island state average of 41%.

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School Overview

  • Highlander Charter's student population of 520 students has grown by 47% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 44 teachers has grown by 158% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Total Students520 students
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Total Classroom Teachers44 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Highlander Charter's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 21:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Highlander Charter is 0.57, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.36. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (RI)
Overall School Rank#242 out of 284 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
14%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Highlander Charter and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Rhode Island by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Highlander Charter and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Rhode Island by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio12:113:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
62%
25%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Highlander Charter and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Rhode Island by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
19%
8%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Highlander Charter and the percentage of Black public school students in Rhode Island by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
7%
59%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Highlander Charter and the percentage of White public school students in Rhode Island by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
10%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Highlander Charter.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in RI.
Diversity Score0.570.36
This chart display the diversity score of Highlander Charter and the public school average diversity score of Rhode Island by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate≥80%
85%
Eligible for Free Lunch
65%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Highlander Charter and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Rhode Island by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Highlander Charter and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Rhode Island by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHighlander School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, RI Dept. of Education

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