Highland School



Highland School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Highland School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 112
2 115
3 133
4 135
5 129
6 152
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Highland School is a public elementary school located in Cheshire, CT in the Cheshire School District. It enrolls 776 students in grades 1st through 12th. Highland School is the 16th largest public school in Connecticut and the 4,772nd largest nationally. It has 14.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 776
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 54.05

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Highland School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 399
(51%)
1,166
(49%)
 Female 377
(49%)
1,193
(51%)

Highland School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 620
(80%)
1,944
(82%)
 Asian 96
(12%)
226
(10%)
 Hispanic 37
(5%)
105
(4%)
 Black 20
(3%)
67
(3%)
 Two or More 2
(0%)
9
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
8
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Highland School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 716
(92%)
2,194
(93%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 46
(6%)
119
(5%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 14
(2%)
46
(2%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 637 ranked schools in Connecticut, Highland School is ranked 409th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Highland School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (7.7%) is significantly lower than the state average of 40.2%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Highland School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 956
2006 932
2007 907
2008 869
2009 840
2010 827
2011 795
2012 776

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.3
2006 18
2007 15.2
2008 13.5
2009 14.9
2010 15.5
2011 14.9
2012 14.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.038702928870293
2006 0.039699570815451
2007 0.045203969128997
2008 0.051783659378596
2009 0.05952380952381
2010 0.072551390568319
2011 0.075471698113208
2012 0.077319587628866

Compare Highland School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,223.5% 12.2:1
 
1,440.0% 14.4:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 7.7%
 
State Average 40.2%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Highland School
Cheshire, CT
Public 01 - 06 776 14.4:1  
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Public 01 - 06 283 13.8:1 1 miles
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Public PK - KG 306 15.5:1 3 miles
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Hanover School
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Public PK - 05 569 13.4:1 4 miles
Highland School
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Public KG - 02 285 12.6:1 4 miles
James H. Moran Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 705 12.5:1 4 miles
St Joseph School
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Private KG - 08 160 15:1 5 miles
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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