Avg. test scores 8%
High school dipl. 3%
Bachelors degree 4%

Highland school information

IndexHighlandNew YorkNational
Average Test Scores53%48%49%
Student/Teacher ration/an/a16:1
Total public schools54,06079,221
Total private schoolsn/a1,09224,874
Total post-secondary schools14837,963

Key findings

  • The school test scores in Highland are 8% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 5 public schools in Highland
  • 86.3% of people in Highland have completed 8th grade
  • 85.3% of people in Highland have completed high school
  • 31.6% of people in Highland have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Highland

      IndexHighlandNew YorkNational
      Completed 8th grade86.3%83.5%84.3%
      Completed high school85.3%82.1%83.0%
      Completed some college62.4%59.5%59.4%
      Completed associate degree46.1%43.4%38.5%
      Completed bachelors31.6%34.7%30.3%
      Completed masters11.3%15.1%11.5%
      Completed professional degree2.2%4.2%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.0%1.5%1.3%

      Highland, NY School Districts

      • Highland Central School District

      There are a total of 5 public schools, n/a private schools and 1 post-secondary schools in Highland. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Highland, NY schools is 53%. The average student to teacher ratio is n/a. In Highland, NY, an average of 86.3% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 85.3% have completed high school.

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Hopewell Junction, NY36175%51%
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      Myers Corner, NY6,90864%29%
      Millbrook, NY1,49163%28%
      Highland, NY5,42953%8%

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      Wappingers Falls, NY5,42940%20%
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      Aberdeen, MS5,42716%68%
      Terryville, CT5,43144%11%
      Highland, NY5,42953%8%
      Source: The Highland, NY education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.