Highcrest School



Highcrest School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Highcrest School Students by Grade
PK 2
K 63
1 59
2 61
3 59
4 59
5 62
6 61
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Highcrest School is a public elementary school located in Wethersfield, CT in the Wethersfield School District. It enrolls 426 students in grades 1st through 12th. Highcrest School is the 250th largest public school in Connecticut and the 29,394th largest nationally. It has 15.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 426
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 27.5

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Highcrest School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 228
(54%)
942
(50%)
 Male 198
(46%)
949
(50%)

Highcrest School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 323
(76%)
1,396
(74%)
 Hispanic 55
(13%)
288
(15%)
 Asian 17
(4%)
82
(4%)
 Two or More 16
(4%)
66
(3%)
 Black 15
(4%)
53
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
5
(0%)

Highcrest School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 364
(85%)
1,513
(80%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 52
(12%)
297
(16%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 10
(2%)
81
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 665 ranked schools in Connecticut, Highcrest School is ranked 422nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Highcrest School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (14.6%) is 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.

Highcrest School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 611
2006 454
2007 442
2008 444
2009 430
2010 419
2011 426
2012 422
2013 428
2014 428
2015 426

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 22.1
2006 17.4
2007 16
2008 14.3
2009 15.1
2010 15.2
2011 16.1
2012 14.5
2013 15.2
2014 14.5
2015 15.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.060556464811784
2006 0.072687224669604
2007 0.092760180995475
2008 0.11036036036036
2009 0.11395348837209
2010 0.13603818615752
2011 0.13145539906103
2012 0.15165876777251
2013 0.1518691588785
2014 0.14485981308411
2015 0.14553990610329

Compare Highcrest School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,199.9% 12.0:1
 
1,550.0% 15.5:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 14.6%
 
State Average 41.1%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Highcrest School
Wethersfield, CT
Public PK - 06 426 15.5:1  
Albert D. Griswold Middle School
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Public 05 - 08 636 12.6:1 2 miles
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Public PK - 05 731 16:1 2 miles
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Public PK - 04 331 13.5:1 2 miles
Emerson-Williams School
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Public PK - 06 424 15.7:1 2 miles
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Public PK - 06 362 14.3:1 2 miles
Myrtle H. Stevens School
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Public KG - 05 521 13.5:1 2 miles
Charles Wright School
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Public KG - 06 326 13.9:1 3 miles
St Mary School
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Private PK - 08 109 9:1 3 miles
Academy of Aerospace and Engineering Elementary
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Public PK - 02 343 15.2:1 3 miles
John Wallace Middle School
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Public 05 - 08 674 13.6:1 3 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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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