Hightstown High School

  • Hightstown High School serves 1,503 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the NJ average of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 52%.
  • Hightstown High School operates within the East Windsor Regional School District.
  • East Windsor Regional School District's 88% graduation rate is lower than the NJ state average of 94%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1503 students has grown by 7% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 122 teachers has grown by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,503 students
Hightstown High School Total Students (1987-2015)
Gender % Hightstown High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 122 teachers
Hightstown High School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by Grade Hightstown High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.70 is more than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NJ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 13:1
Hightstown High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Asian
16%
10%
Hightstown High School Asian Students (1990-2015)
Hispanic
32%
25%
Hightstown High School Black Students (1990-2015)
Black
11%
16%
Hightstown High School Black Students (1990-2015)
White
41%
48%
Hightstown High School White Students (1990-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Hightstown High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
All Ethnic Groups Hightstown High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown NJ All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.70 0.42
Hightstown High School Diversity Score (1987-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
26%
31%
Hightstown High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
9%
5%
Hightstown High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2003-2015)

District Comparison

  • East Windsor Regional School District's student population of 5,131 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 88% has decreased from 97% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $19,083 in this district is less than the state average of $21,422. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $18,180 is less than the state average of $21,053. The district spending/student has grown by 7% over four years.
School District Name East Windsor Regional School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
2
Number of Students Managed 5,131 954
East Windsor Regional School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 88% 94%
East Windsor Regional School District Graduation Rate (1995-2010)
District Total Revenue $98 MM $20 MM
East Windsor Regional School District District Total Revenue (1990-2014)
District Spending $93 MM $20 MM
East Windsor Regional School District District Spending (1990-2014)
District Revenue / Student $19,083 $21,422
East Windsor Regional School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2014)
District Spending / Student $18,180 $21,053
East Windsor Regional School District District Spending / Student (1992-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • HightstownGrace N. Rogers Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 652 students
    0.7 miles
    380 Stockton St
    HightstownNJ 08520
    (609)443-7833
    0.7PK-5652
  • HightstownWalter C. Black Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 563 students
    0.7 miles
    371 Stockton Street
    HightstownNJ 08520
    (609)443-7816
    0.7KG-5563
  • HightstownMelvin H. Kreps Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 1231 students
    1.9 miles
    5 Kent Lane
    HightstownNJ 08520
    (609)443-7767
    1.96-81231
  • HightstownEthel Mcknight Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 551 students
    2.1 miles
    58 Twin Rivers Dr South
    HightstownNJ 08520
    (609)443-7800
    2.1KG-5551
  • HightstownPerry L. Drew Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 631 students
    2.4 miles
    70 Twin Rivers Drive North
    HightstownNJ 08520
    (609)443-7820
    2.4KG-5631

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