Highlands SD School District

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  • For the 2019-20 school year, there are 5 public schools managed by Highlands SD School District serving 2,569 students in Brackenridge, Pennsylvania.
  • Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Pennsylvania state average of 34%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the state average of 15:1.

Highlands SD School District (2019-20)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • Brackenridge Fairmount Primary Center
    1060 Atlantic Ave
    Brackenridge, PA 15014
    (724)224-5880

    Grades: K-2 | 285 students
  • Natrona Heights Fawn Primary Center
    5591 Ridge Rd
    Natrona Heights, PA 15065
    (724)224-4844

    Grades: PK-2 | 280 students
  • Tarentum Grandview Upper Elementary School
    101 East 9th Ave
    Tarentum, PA 15084
    (724)224-0300

    Grades: 3-5 | 649 students
  • Natrona Heights Highlands Middle School
    1350 Broadview Boulevard
    Natrona Heights, PA 15065
    (724)226-0600

    Grades: 6-8 | 595 students
  • Natrona Heights Highlands Senior High School
    1500 Pacific Ave
    Natrona Heights, PA 15065
    (724)226-1000

    Grades: 7-12 | 760 students

Overview

School District NameHighlands SD School District
# of Schoolsn/a
# of Students2,569 students
# of Teachers177 Teacher(s)
Student : Teacher Ratio15:1
# of Male Students1,268 students
% Male Students
49%
# of Female Students1,301 students
% Female Students
51%

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.34
# of American Indian Students10 students
% American Indian Students
n/a
# of Asian Students21 students
% Asian Students
1%
# of Hispanic Students35 students
% Hispanic Students
1%
# of Black Students242 students
% Black Students
9%
# of White Students2,066 students
% White Students
80%
# of Hawaiian Students2 students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/a
# of Two or more races Students193 students
% of Two or more races Students
8%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:40
# of Students in Kindergarten:168
# of Students in 1st Grade:206
# of Students in 2nd Grade:191
# of Students in 3rd Grade:202
# of Students in 4th Grade:209
# of Students in 5th Grade:198
# of Students in 6th Grade:183
# of Students in 7th Grade:191
# of Students in 8th Grade:221
# of Students in 9th Grade:209
# of Students in 10th Grade:195
# of Students in 11th Grade:175
# of Students in 12th Grade:181
# of Ungraded Students: -

District Comparison

  • Highlands SD School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 663 school districts in Pennsylvania (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 80-84% has decreased from 87% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (PA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
46%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
63%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Highlands SD School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of PA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate80-84%
86%
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Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $14,751 is higher than the state average of $13,057. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $16,095 is higher than the state average of $12,924. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (PA)
Total Revenue$38 MM$19 MM
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Spending$42 MM$19 MM
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Revenue / Student$14,751$13,057
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Spending / Student$16,095$12,924
This chart display average spending per public school student in Highlands SD School District and average spending per public school student in PA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
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Highlands SD School District public schools have a diversity score of 0.34, which is higher than the Pennsylvania average of 0.27. The most diverse school in the district is Fairmount Primary Center. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Pennsylvania or national school diversity statistics.