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Highland Street El School

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Posted March 6, 2012

I attended this school when I was younger, a lot of fun memories were made here!


Posted October 2, 2011

I love Highland. The teachers and staff are great, and the PTG really puts forth the extra effort to have fun activities for the kids. :)
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 2, 2011

Highland is a great school, they have excellent and caring teachers and staff. The kids recieve the extra one on one attention that they need.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 2, 2011

This school is so caring! They are like a tight knit family. I wouldn't want my children to go anywhere else.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 2, 2011

Highland is a small school with a great group of teachers, administrators, support staff, parents, and students. The class sizes are small to average and the teachers put forth a lot of effort to keep the students learning to their potential. After looking at all the elementary schools in this district, I highly recommend Highland!
—Submitted by a parent


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About these ratings

The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
Math

The state average for Math was 80% in 2012.

20 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
90%

2011

 
 
93%

2010

 
 
77%

2009

 
 
79%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 74% in 2012.

20 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
85%

2011

 
 
73%

2010

 
 
64%

2009

 
 
50%
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2011-2012 Pennsylvania used the Pennsylvania System of State Assessments (PSSA) to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in math and reading, in grades 5, 8 and 11 in writing, and in grades 4, 8 and 11 in science. The results for reading, writing, science and math are displayed on GreatSchools profiles. The PSSA is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Pennsylvania. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

Source: Pennsylvania Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 83% in 2012.

15 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
93%

2011

 
 
79%

2010

 
 
88%

2009

 
 
75%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 72% in 2012.

15 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
47%

2011

 
 
50%

2010

 
 
53%

2009

 
 
55%
Science

The state average for Science was 82% in 2012.

15 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
87%

2011

 
 
83%

2010

 
 
65%

2009

 
 
75%
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2011-2012 Pennsylvania used the Pennsylvania System of State Assessments (PSSA) to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in math and reading, in grades 5, 8 and 11 in writing, and in grades 4, 8 and 11 in science. The results for reading, writing, science and math are displayed on GreatSchools profiles. The PSSA is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Pennsylvania. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

Source: Pennsylvania Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 73% in 2012.

23 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
83%

2011

 
 
92%

2010

 
 
82%

2009

 
 
73%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 65% in 2012.

23 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
70%

2011

 
 
77%

2010

 
 
68%

2009

 
 
64%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 64% in 2012.

23 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
78%

2011

 
 
85%

2010

 
 
52%

2009

 
 
60%
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2011-2012 Pennsylvania used the Pennsylvania System of State Assessments (PSSA) to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in math and reading, in grades 5, 8 and 11 in writing, and in grades 4, 8 and 11 in science. The results for reading, writing, science and math are displayed on GreatSchools profiles. The PSSA is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Pennsylvania. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

Source: Pennsylvania Department of Education

Math

All Students90%
Female100%
Malen/a
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
White89%
Economically disadvantaged87%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
English language learnersn/a

Reading

All Students85%
Female91%
Malen/a
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
White84%
Economically disadvantaged87%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
English language learnersn/a
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2011-2012 Pennsylvania used the Pennsylvania System of State Assessments (PSSA) to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in math and reading, in grades 5, 8 and 11 in writing, and in grades 4, 8 and 11 in science. The results for reading, writing, science and math are displayed on GreatSchools profiles. The PSSA is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Pennsylvania. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

The different student groups are identified by the Pennsylvania Department of Education. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Pennsylvania Department of Education

Math

All Students93%
Female100%
Malen/a
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
White93%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
English language learnersn/a

Reading

All Students47%
Female46%
Malen/a
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
White50%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students87%
Female82%
Malen/a
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
White93%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
English language learnersn/a
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2011-2012 Pennsylvania used the Pennsylvania System of State Assessments (PSSA) to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in math and reading, in grades 5, 8 and 11 in writing, and in grades 4, 8 and 11 in science. The results for reading, writing, science and math are displayed on GreatSchools profiles. The PSSA is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Pennsylvania. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

The different student groups are identified by the Pennsylvania Department of Education. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Pennsylvania Department of Education

Math

All Students83%
Femalen/a
Male80%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
White83%
Economically disadvantaged73%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
English language learnersn/a

Reading

All Students70%
Femalen/a
Male60%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
White70%
Economically disadvantaged53%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
English language learnersn/a

Writing

All Students78%
Femalen/a
Male73%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
White78%
Economically disadvantaged73%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
English language learnersn/a
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2011-2012 Pennsylvania used the Pennsylvania System of State Assessments (PSSA) to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in math and reading, in grades 5, 8 and 11 in writing, and in grades 4, 8 and 11 in science. The results for reading, writing, science and math are displayed on GreatSchools profiles. The PSSA is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Pennsylvania. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

The different student groups are identified by the Pennsylvania Department of Education. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Pennsylvania Department of Education

Breaking down the GreatSchools Rating

GreatSchools Ratings for this school are based on 2011-2012 test results. Use the breakdown ratings below to compare types of students at this school. Learn more »


Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 94% 71%
Hispanic 3% 9%
Two or more races 2% 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 3%
Black 0% 15%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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Dubois, PA 15801
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