Highland Falls Central School District

21 Morgan Rd
Highland Falls, NY 10928
(District boundaries shown in map)
7/
10
Top 50%

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Student Attention
Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there is 1 public middle school serving 324 students in Highland Falls Central School District. This district's average middle testing ranking is 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public middle schools in New York.
Public Middle School in Highland Falls Central School District have an average math proficiency score of 39% (versus the New York public middle school average of 40%), and reading proficiency score of 45% (versus the 51% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 53% 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
987 Students
912,626 Students
# Teachers
104 Teachers
84,150 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
9:1

District Rank

Highland Falls Central School District, which is ranked #384 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 85-89% has decreased from 90-94% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (NY)
#377 out of 1020 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Highland Falls Central   School District, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
53%
46%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Highland Falls 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.
49%
49%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Highland Falls 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.
75-79%
78%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Highland Falls Central   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of NY by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
85-89%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Highland Falls Central   School District and public school graduation rate of NY by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.62
0.73
# American Indian Students
1 Student
7,219 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
17 Students
82,980 Students
% Asian Students
2%
9%
# Hispanic Students
292 Students
263,492 Students
% Hispanic Students
29%
29%
# Black Students
106 Students
187,068 Students
% Black Students
11%
20%
# White Students
522 Students
343,380 Students
% White Students
53%
38%
# Hawaiian Students
1 Student
2,281 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
48 Students
26,370 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
38
7,892
# Students in K Grade:
66
25,420
# Students in 1st Grade:
48
26,970
# Students in 2nd Grade:
55
27,600
# Students in 3rd Grade:
65
27,654
# Students in 4th Grade:
53
28,843
# Students in 5th Grade:
47
43,851
# Students in 6th Grade:
50
158,025
# Students in 7th Grade:
55
191,045
# Students in 8th Grade:
54
194,721
# Students in 9th Grade:
132
43,975
# Students in 10th Grade:
99
39,203
# Students in 11th Grade:
119
36,233
# Students in 12th Grade:
106
36,047
# Ungraded Students:
-
25,147

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $34,518 is higher than the state median of $31,092. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $37,686 is higher than the state median of $31,961. The school district spending/student has declined by 13% over four school years.
This School District
This State (NY)
Total Revenue
$34 MM
$78,541 MM
This chart display total revenue of Highland Falls 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
$37 MM
$80,737 MM
This chart display total spending of Highland Falls 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
$34,518
$31,092
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Highland Falls 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
$37,686
$31,961
This chart display average spending per public school student in Highland Falls 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 Falls Central School District Public Middle Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Highland Falls Intermediate School
(Math: 39% | Reading: 45%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
52 Mountain Ave
Highland Falls, NY 10928
(845) 446-4761
Grades: 3-8
| 324 students

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 3 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 987 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 47%
  • : 85-89% (Btm 50% in NY)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 53% (Top 50%)
  • : 49% (Top 50%)
  • : 75-79% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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