Highlander Charter serves 534 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10% (which is lower than the Rhode Island state average of 28%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 16% (which is lower than the Rhode Island state average of 36%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Rhode Island state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Rhode Island state average of 42% (majority Hispanic).

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Highlander Charter ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Rhode Island for:

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School Overview

Highlander Charter's student population of 534 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 48 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
Total Students
534 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
48 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Highlander Charter is 0.56, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.60. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (RI)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(17-18)
10%
28%
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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(17-18)
16%
36%
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 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
14:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
63%
25%
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Black
19%
9%
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White
6%
58%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in RI.
Diversity Score
0.56
This chart display the diversity score of Highlander Charter and the public school average diversity score of Rhode Island by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
(16-17)
≥80%
85%
Eligible for Free Lunch
65%
41%
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 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
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 2017-18 school year data.
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, RI Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Students: 534 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 94%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥80%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 10%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 16%
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.56 (Top 30% in RI)

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