Highland School



Highland School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Highland School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 71
1 94
2 120
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Highland School is a public elementary school located in Wallingford, CT in the Wallingford School District. It enrolls 285 students in grades 1st through 12th. Highland School is the 528th largest public school in Connecticut and the 42,457th largest nationally. It has 12.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 285
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 22.55

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Highland School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 151
(53%)
2,136
(51%)
 Female 134
(47%)
2,050
(49%)

Highland School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 230
(81%)
3,205
(77%)
 Hispanic 31
(11%)
653
(16%)
 Asian 18
(6%)
212
(5%)
 Black 4
(1%)
92
(2%)
 American Indian 2
(1%)
9
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
15
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Highland School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 268
(94%)
3,407
(81%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 14
(5%)
645
(15%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 3
(1%)
134
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 637 ranked schools in Connecticut, Highland School is ranked 581st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Highland School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (6.0%) 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 421
2006 348
2007 333
2008 318
2009 308
2010 352
2011 324
2012 285

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17
2006 14.2
2007 13.5
2008 12.3
2009 13.7
2010 13.6
2011 13
2012 12.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.019002375296912
2006 0.03448275862069
2007 0.033033033033033
2008 0.034591194968553
2009 0.081168831168831
2010 0.059659090909091
2011 0.067901234567901
2012 0.059649122807018

Compare Highland School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,223.5% 12.2:1
 
1,260.0% 12.6:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 6.0%
 
State Average 40.2%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Highland School
Wallingford, CT
Public KG - 02 285 12.6:1  
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Public PK - 05 569 13.4:1 3 miles
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Public PK - 02 368 12.1:1 3 miles
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Private KG - 08 160 15:1 4 miles
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Private PK - 12 100 9:1 4 miles
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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