Highland Central School District

320 Pancake Hollow Rd
Highland, NY 12528-2317
(District boundaries shown in map)
6/
10
Top 50%

Top Rankings

Highland Central School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in New York for:

Category
Attribute
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 10%)
For the 2024 school year, there is 1 public middle school serving 382 students in Highland Central School District. This district's average middle testing ranking is 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public middle schools in New York.
Public Middle School in Highland Central School District have an average math proficiency score of 31% (versus the New York public middle school average of 40%), and reading proficiency score of 47% (versus the 51% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the New York public middle school average of 62% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Overview

This School District
This State (NY)
# Schools
3 Schools
1,665 Schools
# Students
1,574 Students
912,626 Students
# Teachers
146 Teachers
84,150 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
11:1

District Rank

Highland Central School District, which is ranked #528 of all 1,019 school districts in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2021-2022 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 95% has increased from 90-94% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (NY)
#498 out of 1020 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Highland Central   School District, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
49%
46%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Highland Central   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of NY by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
44%
49%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Highland Central   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of NY by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
≥95%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Highland Central   School District and public school graduation rate of NY by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.49
0.73
# American Indian Students
2 Students
7,219 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
55 Students
82,980 Students
% Asian Students
4%
9%
# Hispanic Students
254 Students
263,492 Students
% Hispanic Students
16%
29%
# Black Students
109 Students
187,068 Students
% Black Students
7%
20%
# White Students
1,087 Students
343,380 Students
% White Students
69%
38%
# Hawaiian Students
1 Student
2,281 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
66 Students
26,370 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
7,892
# Students in K Grade:
127
25,420
# Students in 1st Grade:
79
26,970
# Students in 2nd Grade:
123
27,600
# Students in 3rd Grade:
97
27,654
# Students in 4th Grade:
119
28,843
# Students in 5th Grade:
127
43,851
# Students in 6th Grade:
122
158,025
# Students in 7th Grade:
126
191,045
# Students in 8th Grade:
132
194,721
# Students in 9th Grade:
132
43,975
# Students in 10th Grade:
127
39,203
# Students in 11th Grade:
115
36,233
# Students in 12th Grade:
140
36,047
# Ungraded Students:
8
25,147

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $29,455 in this school district is less than the state median of $31,092. The school district revenue/student has grown by 10% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $32,235 is higher than the state median of $31,961. The school district spending/student has grown by 20% over four school years.
This School District
This State (NY)
Total Revenue (20-21)
$46 MM
$78,541 MM
This chart display total revenue of Highland Central   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in NY by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending (20-21)
$51 MM
$80,737 MM
This chart display total spending of Highland Central   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in NY by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student (20-21)
$29,455
$31,092
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Highland Central   School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in NY by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student (20-21)
$32,235
$31,961
This chart display average spending per public school student in Highland Central   School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in NY by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Highland Central School District Public Middle Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Highland Middle School
(Math: 31% | Reading: 47%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
71 Main St
Highland, NY 12528
(845) 691-1080
Grades: 6-8
| 382 students

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 3 schools
  • Grades: KG-12
  • Enrollment: 1,574 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 31%
  • : ≥95% (Top 10% in NY)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 49% (Top 50%)
  • : 44% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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