Highland School



Highland School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Highland School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 59
1 99
2 91
3 111
4 116
5 132
6 143
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 751 students in grades 1st through 12th. Highland School is the 23rd largest public school in Connecticut and the 5,971st largest nationally. It has 14.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 751
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14:1
Full Time Teachers: 53.75

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Highland School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 393
(52%)
1,113
(51%)
 Female 358
(48%)
1,054
(49%)

Highland School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 592
(79%)
1,712
(79%)
 Asian 87
(12%)
219
(10%)
 Black 33
(4%)
76
(4%)
 Hispanic 33
(4%)
118
(5%)
 Two or More 5
(1%)
38
(2%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
4
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Highland School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 676
(90%)
1,967
(91%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 61
(8%)
160
(7%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 14
(2%)
40
(2%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 665 ranked schools in Connecticut, Highland School is ranked 388th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Highland School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (10.0%) is significantly lower than the state average of 41.1%. 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
2013 740
2014 768
2015 751

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
2013 14.1
2014 13.8
2015 14

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
2013 0.064864864864865
2014 0.09765625
2015 0.099866844207723

Compare Highland School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,199.9% 12.0:1
 
1,400.0% 14.0:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 10.0%
 
State Average 41.1%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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Highland School
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Public KG - 06 751 14:1  
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Public 06 - 08 696 12.7:1 4 miles
Highland School
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Public PK - 02 307 9.1:1 4 miles
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Private PK - 08 156 12:1 5 miles
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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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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