Hightstown High School

  • Hightstown High School serves 1,550 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 24% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 50% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 55%.

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School Overview

  • Hightstown High School's student population of 1,550 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 125 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,550 students
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Total Classroom Teachers125 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Hightstown High School's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Hightstown High School is 0.71, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.43. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NJ)
Overall School Rank#1474 out of 2,236 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Hightstown High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of New Jersey by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio12:112:1
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Asian
18%
10%
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Hispanic
33%
27%
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Black
12%
16%
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White
37%
45%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Hightstown High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NJ.
Diversity Score0.710.43
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Graduation Rate
94%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
25%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Hightstown High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameEast Windsor Regional School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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