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About This School

Highgate School is a public elementary school in Highgate. 301 students attend Highgate School and identify mostly as White, non-Hispanic; Native American or Native Alaskan; and Multiracial. 48% of the 301 students here are paying reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at Highgate School is 10:1. Munchkinland Montessori is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Extracurricular Activities

  • Arts

    • Band
    • Computer arts
    • Drawing painting
    • Video film production
  • Languages Taught

    • French
  • Sports

    • Badminton
    • Baseball
    • Basketball
    • Cross country
    • Martial arts self defense
    • P.E. classes
    • Soccer
    • Softball
    • Track
    • Volleyball

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 73% 78%
Native American or Native Alaskan 26% %
Multiracial 0.7% 21%
Black, non-Hispanic 0.3% 0.3%
Pacific Islander 0.3% 0.3%
Hispanic 0% %
Asian 0% %
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 48% 53%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (10 months ago)

    The school staff definitely prioritizes the well being of each student and they are passionate about what they do. Communication could be better between all staff members and also with the parents. New principal this year so hopefully that will be changed. There is lack of staff support and materials to teach ALL the children and to help those understanding material to move forward; as majority have IEP's 504's or other behavioral/emotional/social issues. The teachers do their best though with what they have to work with. Not thrilled with the music dept. though at all.

  • (5 years ago)

    This school has an exceptional staff but teachers are overwhelmed. The classroom is not a very good learning environment because too many students are on Individual Education Plans or Individual Development Plans. Even with Para Profesionals to help some teachers are unable to or are struggling to challenge those students who are at a higher academic level and have no learning disabilities.

  • (6 years ago)

    A great learning environment for all.

  • (7 years ago)

    This school is not only operated by an exceptionably talented staff but also has a firm commitment from the parents and community to make sure our kids excel in academic sports music etc. Supported by summer programs such as Highgate Cares. We love our kids and we will love yours. We are a small community but we have big hearts.

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