Highville Charter School

5.00 5 1 (1 review)
130 Leederhill Drive
Hamden, CT 06517
  • Highville Charter School serves 403 students in grades Prekindergarten-10.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 19% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 44%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 34% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 58%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Highville Charter School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Connecticut state level of 13:1.

School Overview

  • Highville Charter School's student population of 403 students has grown by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 22 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-10
Total Students403 students
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Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Highville Charter School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 968 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Highville Charter School is 0.08, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CT)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
19%
44%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
58%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:113:1
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Hispanic
4%
23%
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Black
96%
13%
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White
n/a
56%
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Two or more races
n/a
3%
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Diversity Score0.080.42
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Eligible for Free Lunch
49%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
20%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHighville Mustard Seed Charte School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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    0.0 miles
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    Hamden, CT 06514
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    Grades: 7-12 | 73 students
    0.9 miles
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  • New Haven Hyde Leadership School Alternative School
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    Grades: 9-12 | 183 students
    0.9 miles
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  • Hamden Eli Whitney Technical High School Vocational School
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