Highville Charter School



Highville Charter School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Highville Charter School Students by Grade
PK 41
K 34
1 43
2 35
3 33
4 35
5 37
6 36
7 31
8 16
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Highville Charter School is a public elementary school located in Hamden, CT in the Highville Mustard Seed Charte School District. It enrolls 341 students in grades 1st through 12th. Highville Charter School is the 447th largest public school in Connecticut and the 37,498th largest nationally. It has 16.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 341
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 21

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Highville Charter School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 176
(52%)
176
(52%)
 Male 165
(48%)
165
(48%)

Highville Charter School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 298
(87%)
298
(87%)
 Hispanic 23
(7%)
23
(7%)
 Two or More 16
(5%)
16
(5%)
 White 3
(1%)
3
(1%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Highville Charter School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 171
(50%)
171
(50%)
 Not Eligible 99
(29%)
99
(29%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 71
(21%)
71
(21%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 637 ranked schools in Connecticut, Highville Charter School is ranked 173rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Highville Charter School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (71.0%) is significantly higher than the state average of 40.2%. This may indicate that the area has a higher 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.

Highville Charter School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2007 0
2008 300
2009 303
2010 300
2011 337
2012 341

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2007 N/A
2008 13.5
2009 15.9
2010 15.8
2011 16.8
2012 16.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2007
2008 0.63333333333333
2009 0.66996699669967
2010 0.74333333333333
2011 0.51632047477745
2012 0.70967741935484

Compare Highville Charter School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,223.5% 12.2:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,620.0% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 40.2%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 71.0%
 

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Public PK - 08 341 16.2:1  
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High Schools Elementary Schools

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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