Highland School

Serves grades KG - 6

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
490 Highland Ave.
Cheshire, CT 06410
Phone
(203) 272-0335
District
CHESHIRE SCHOOL DISTRICT
County
NEW HAVEN COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
722
Classroom Teachers
54

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Connecticut

10

(10 is best)

Better than 91.4% of CT schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

10

(10 is best)

Highland School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 3

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 79 54
Proficiency in Reading 78 54
Proficiency in Math 80 55

Grade 4

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 80 53
Proficiency in Reading 82 55
Proficiency in Math 78 52

Grade 5

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 84 52
Proficiency in Reading 86 59
Proficiency in Math 81 45

Grade 6

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 77 49
Proficiency in Reading 83 54
Proficiency in Math 70 43

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 13.30
AVG FOR DISTRICT 13.45
AVG FOR STATE 12.68
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Kindergarten 60 8.3%
Grade 1 96 13.3%
Grade 2 105 14.5%
Grade 3 94 13.0%
Grade 4 115 15.9%
Grade 5 116 16.1%
Grade 6 136 18.8%
Total 722 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 79.6% 81.6% 56.5%
Black 3.9% 2.9% 13.2%
Hispanic 5.2% 5.0% 24.7%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 11.2% 10.2% 5.3%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.1% 0.2% 0.4%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 8.2% 8.7% 34.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 6.2% 6.6% 30.2%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 1.9% 2.1% 4.4%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 29,274 3,572,665
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 876.8 736
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 3.7% 5.2%
5-19 YEARS OLD 18.0% 19.0%
20-44 YEARS OLD 26.7% 31.1%
45-64 YEARS OLD 34.3% 28.7%
65 OR OLDER 17.3% 16.0%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 10,214 1,355,865
Single Parent Households With Children 4.8% 9.9%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 95.4% 90.2%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 53.4% 38.4%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 32.1% 19.6%
$100,000 - $149,999 21.5% 17.1%
$75,000 - $99,999 14.0% 12.6%
$50,000 - $74,999 14.4% 15.9%
$30,000 - $49,999 10.4% 14.5%
$15,000 - $29,999 5.9% 11.4%
$15,000 or less 1.7% 8.9%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $11,073 $48,665,835 59.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,069 $4,698,255 5.8%
Staff $590 $2,593,050 3.2%
General Administration $250 $1,098,750 1.3%
School Administration $1,062 $4,667,490 5.7%
Operation $1,531 $6,728,745 8.3%
Transportation $927 $4,074,165 5.0%
Other $394 $1,731,630 2.1%
Total Support $5,822 $25,587,690 31.4%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,655 $7,273,725 8.9%
Total Expenditures $18,550 $81,527,250 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $11,031 $5,894,537,937 53.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,197 $639,653,047 5.8%
Staff $587 $313,640,423 2.9%
General Administration $413 $220,720,361 2.0%
School Administration $1,083 $578,570,934 5.3%
Operation $1,607 $858,657,889 7.8%
Transportation $921 $492,088,576 4.5%
Other $480 $256,462,544 2.3%
Total Support $6,287 $3,359,722,377 30.6%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,237 $1,729,571,900 15.7%
Total Expenditures $20,554 $10,983,888,036 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,187 $370,071,182,734 52.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $632 $32,552,249,701 4.6%
Staff $522 $26,871,170,551 3.8%
General Administration $218 $11,205,514,316 1.6%
School Administration $643 $33,118,729,386 4.7%
Operation $1,057 $54,423,429,117 7.7%
Transportation $497 $25,596,058,378 3.6%
Other $416 $21,407,079,047 3.0%
Total Support $3,984 $205,172,626,109 28.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,638 $135,865,864,952 19.1%
Total Expenditures $13,810 $711,111,010,069 100.0%