Highland Falls Middle School

52 Mountain Ave, Highland Falls, NY 10928 | (845) 446-4761
  • Grades: 5-8
  • Student Enrollment: 236
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Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: PO Box 287, Highland Falls, NY 10928
  • Principal or Admin: Ellen Connors
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 236
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 19.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 12.4
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 117 (49.6%)
  • Females: 119 (50.4%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 20 (8.5%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 29 (12.3%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 49 (20.8%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Highland Falls Middle School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black3213.6%
Asian93.8%
Hispanic6025.4%
White13557.2%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Highland Falls Middle School
  Number Percent
5th Grade6427.1%
6th Grade4820.3%
7th Grade7130.1%
8th Grade5322.5%
Public Assistance (2010)
Estimated Percent of Students From Households That Receive Public Assistance: 1-10%
Attendance & Suspensions (2009)
Attendance Rate
School:
95.0%
District:
95.0%
State:
93.0%
Percent of Students Suspended
School:
11.0%
District:
6.0%
State:
5.0%
Teacher Experience & Educational Background (2010)
Percent of Teachers with Less Than 3 Years of Experience
School:
11.0%
District:
6.0%
Percent of Teachers with Master's or Ph.D.
School:
5.0%
District:
18.0%
Teacher Turnover Rates (2010)
Turnover Rate For All Teachers
School:
19.0%
District:
15.0%
Turnover Rate For Teachers with Less Than 5 Years of Experience
School:
25.0%
District:
31.0%
Source: NY Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Test Scores and Performance Information

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The overall school rating shows that Highland Falls Middle School performed on average worse than many other schools across the state on NYSTP state exams in the following subjects:
  • English Language Arts
  • Math
  • Science
  • Social Studies

NYSTP - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 5 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201050.0%50.0%52.5%
200990.4%90.4%82.2%
200883.9%83.9%77.6%
 
Math Test
201038.4%38.4%64.6%
200992.2%92.2%88.1%
200870.6%70.6%83.2%
 
Social Studies Test
201079.0%78.0%86.0%
200996.0%96.0%86.0%
 

Grade 6 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201066.7%66.7%54.2%
200977.2%77.2%80.9%
200860.4%60.4%66.9%
 
Math Test
201066.7%66.7%61.3%
200983.6%83.6%83.0%
200882.2%82.2%79.4%
 

Grade 7 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201048.6%48.6%50.0%
200980.8%80.8%80.3%
200867.8%67.8%70.0%
 
Math Test
201043.2%43.2%62.4%
200983.0%83.0%87.3%
200880.0%80.0%78.9%
 

Grade 8 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201049.0%49.0%51.0%
200957.9%57.9%68.5%
200865.3%65.3%56.1%
 
Math Test
201020.8%20.8%54.8%
200987.7%87.7%80.2%
200873.9%73.9%69.8%
 
Science Test
201062.0%62.0%71.0%
200967.0%65.0%69.0%
 
Social Studies Test
201074.0%73.0%69.0%
200984.0%81.0%63.0%
 
Source: NY Department of Education 2009-2010

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