2350 Memorial Pkwy
Fort Thomas, KY 41075
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Highlands Middle School serves 746 students in grades 6-8.
Highlands Middle School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Kentucky for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 68% (which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 78% (which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Kentucky state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 23% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Highlands Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Kentucky for:

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School Overview

Highlands Middle School's student population of 746 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 41 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
746 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
41 teachers
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School Rankings

Highlands Middle School is ranked within the top 5% of all 1,263 schools in Kentucky (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Highlands Middle School is 0.17, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
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State Level (KY)
Overall Testing Rank
#40 out of 1263 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
68%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
78%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
16:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
2%
7%
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Black
1%
10%
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White
91%
77%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.17
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Eligible for Free Lunch
8%
55%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
4%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 746 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 9%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5% in KY
  • Math Proficiency
    : 68% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 78% (Top 5%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.17 (Btm 50%)

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