Highlander School District

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  • For the 2019-20 school year, there is 1 public school managed by Highlander School District serving 520 students in Providence, Rhode Island.
  • Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Rhode Island state average of 41%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is less than the state average of 13:1.

Highlander School District (2019-20)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • Providence Highlander Charter Charter School
    42 Lexington Avenue
    Providence, RI 02907
    (401)277-2600

    Grades: PK-12 | 520 students

Overview

School District NameHighlander School District
# of Schoolsn/a
# of Students520 students
# of Teachers44 Teacher(s)
Student : Teacher Ratio12:1
# of Male Students251 students
% Male Students
48%
# of Female Students269 students
% Female Students
52%

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.58
# of American Indian Students10 students
% American Indian Students
2%
# of Asian Students8 students
% Asian Students
2%
# of Hispanic Students319 students
% Hispanic Students
61%
# of Black Students97 students
% Black Students
19%
# of White Students36 students
% White Students
7%
# of Hawaiian Students1 students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/a
# of Two or more races Students49 students
% of Two or more races Students
9%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:24
# of Students in Kindergarten:32
# of Students in 1st Grade:36
# of Students in 2nd Grade:36
# of Students in 3rd Grade:37
# of Students in 4th Grade:37
# of Students in 5th Grade:36
# of Students in 6th Grade:36
# of Students in 7th Grade:60
# of Students in 8th Grade:60
# of Students in 9th Grade:33
# of Students in 10th Grade:38
# of Students in 11th Grade:35
# of Students in 12th Grade:20
# of Ungraded Students: -

District Comparison

  • Highlander School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 57 school districts in Rhode Island (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 80% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (RI)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
14%
33%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
40%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Highlander School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of RI by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate≥80%
85%

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $15,462 in this school district is less than the state average of $22,360. The school district revenue/student has grown by 12% over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $14,742 is less than the state average of $23,978. The school district spending/student has grown by 12% over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (RI)
Total Revenue$5 MM$30 MM
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Spending$5 MM$32 MM
This chart display total spending of Highlander School District and average spending for each school distric in RI by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$15,462$22,360
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Spending / Student$14,742$23,978
This chart display average spending per public school student in Highlander School District and average spending per public school student in RI by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
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Did You Know?
Highlander School District public schools have a diversity score of 0.58, which is higher than the Rhode Island average of 0.36. The most diverse school in the district is Highlander Charter. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Rhode Island or national school diversity statistics.