Highlands

  • Highlands serves 373 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Highlands placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

  • Highlands's student population of 373 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 27 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students373 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Highlands
Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Highlands is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,666 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Highlands is 0.34, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank#1143 out of 1666 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:113:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
7%
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Hispanic
8%
20%
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Black
3%
9%
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White
81%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score0.340.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
24%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDanvers School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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