Highville Charter School

5.00 5 1 (1 review)
130 Leederhill Drive

Hamden, CT 06517

Tel: (203)287-0528
  • 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 2015-2016 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 2015-2016 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 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Connecticut state level of 13:1.
  • Highville Charter School operates within the Highville Mustard Seed Charte School District.

School Overview

  • Highville Charter School's student population of 403 students has grown by 18% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 22 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-10
Total Students403 students
Highville Charter School Total Students (2009-2016)
Gender %Highville Charter School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
Highville Charter School Total Teachers (2009-2016)
Students by GradeHighville Charter School Student By Grade

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 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 16:1 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%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
58%
Student : Teacher Ratio18:113:1
Highville Charter School Student Teacher Ratio (2009-2016)
Hispanic
4%
23%
Highville Charter School Black Students (2009-2016)
Black
96%
13%
Highville Charter School Black Students (2009-2016)
White
n/a
56%
Highville Charter School White Students (2009-2014)
Two or more races
n/a
3%
Highville Charter School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic GroupsHighville Charter School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCT All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.080.42
Highville Charter School Diversity Score (2009-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
49%
33%
Highville Charter School Eligible for Free Lunch (2009-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
20%
5%
Highville Charter School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2009-2016)

    District Comparison

    • Highville Mustard Seed Charte School District's student population of 403 students has grown by 33% over five school years.
    • The district's graduation rate of % has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    School District NameHighville Mustard Seed Charte School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    1
    4
    Number of Students Managed4031,534
    Highville Mustard Seed Charte School District Students Managed (1999-2016)
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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