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: 2018 (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
743
Classroom Teachers
55

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Connecticut

10

(10 is best)

Better than 92.4% 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

100 80 60 40 20 0
86%
55%
85%
55%
86%
55%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 4

80 60 40 20 0
74%
54%
76%
55%
72%
53%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 5

100 80 60 40 20 0
86%
52%
86%
58%
86%
46%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 6

100 80 60 40 20 0
77%
50%
81%
55%
73%
45%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

17.5 15 12.5 10 7.5 5 2.5 0
13
13
13
16
    AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL
    AVG FOR DISTRICT
    AVG FOR STATE
    AVG FOR NATION
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Kindergarten 86 11.6%
Grade 1 104 14.0%
Grade 2 97 13.1%
Grade 3 111 14.9%
Grade 4 115 15.5%
Grade 5 105 14.1%
Grade 6 125 16.8%
Total 743 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 79.0% 81.2% 54.4%
Black 2.6% 2.7% 13.1%
Hispanic 6.6% 6.0% 26.7%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 11.6% 9.9% 5.4%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.1% 0.2% 0.4%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 11.3% 13.3% 40.8%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 8.6% 10.4% 33.9%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 2.7% 2.9% 6.9%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 29,208 3,565,287
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 874.8 734
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 4.0% 5.2%
5-19 YEARS OLD 17.9% 18.8%
20-44 YEARS OLD 26.4% 31.1%
45-64 YEARS OLD 33.9% 28.6%
65 OR OLDER 17.9% 16.4%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 10,162 1,364,550
Single Parent Households With Children 3.9% 9.8%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 94.5% 90.5%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 53.9% 38.9%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 34.7% 20.9%
$100,000 - $149,999 21.4% 17.2%
$75,000 - $99,999 12.6% 12.5%
$50,000 - $74,999 13.8% 15.5%
$30,000 - $49,999 10.4% 14.2%
$15,000 - $29,999 5.8% 11.0%
$15,000 or less 1.3% 8.7%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $11,502 $49,780,656 60.5%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,085 $4,695,880 5.7%
Staff $623 $2,696,344 3.3%
General Administration $277 $1,198,856 1.5%
School Administration $1,028 $4,449,184 5.4%
Operation $1,621 $7,015,688 8.5%
Transportation $946 $4,094,288 5.0%
Other $415 $1,796,120 2.2%
Total Support $5,996 $25,950,688 31.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,518 $6,569,904 8.0%
Total Expenditures $19,015 $82,296,920 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $11,332 $5,961,289,892 54.4%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,233 $648,643,527 5.9%
Staff $602 $316,810,879 2.9%
General Administration $430 $226,056,312 2.1%
School Administration $1,125 $591,680,129 5.4%
Operation $1,639 $862,383,060 7.9%
Transportation $958 $503,840,238 4.6%
Other $502 $264,042,937 2.4%
Total Support $6,488 $3,413,423,714 31.1%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,018 $1,587,449,357 14.5%
Total Expenditures $20,838 $10,962,132,878 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,838 $346,122,956,267 50.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $679 $34,352,975,349 5.0%
Staff $546 $27,656,793,506 4.0%
General Administration $224 $11,359,077,651 1.7%
School Administration $657 $33,237,901,128 4.9%
Operation $1,054 $53,333,273,914 7.8%
Transportation $473 $23,948,272,674 3.5%
Other $420 $21,254,923,139 3.1%
Total Support $4,053 $205,142,872,671 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,612 $132,190,575,207 19.3%
Total Expenditures $13,503 $683,455,649,655 100.0%