School Details

Highland Central Elementary School

1250 Township Rd 16, Sparta, OH 43350
(419) 768-3040
7

(out of 10)

Public Grades PK-5 883 students 18 students/teacher (OH avg is 18)

Test Scores by grade

92%
92%
78%
93%
93%
81%

Ohio Achievement Test (OAT)

In 2010-2011 Ohio used the Ohio Achievement Test (OAT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math and in grades 5 and 8 in science. The OAT is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Ohio. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.
  • This school in 2013
  • Highland Local average
  • Ohio state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

85%
85%
78%
97%
97%
88%

Ohio Achievement Test (OAT)

In 2010-2011 Ohio used the Ohio Achievement Test (OAT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math and in grades 5 and 8 in science. The OAT is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Ohio. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.
  • This school in 2013
  • Highland Local average
  • Ohio state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

68%
68%
68%
81%
81%
74%
72%
72%
68%

Ohio Achievement Test (OAT)

In 2010-2011 Ohio used the Ohio Achievement Test (OAT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math and in grades 5 and 8 in science. The OAT is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Ohio. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.
  • This school in 2013
  • Highland Local average
  • Ohio state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Highland Central Elementary School is a public elementary school in Marengo. The principal of Highland Central Elementary School is Michael S. Winkelfoos, whose e-mail is shawn_w@highland.k12.oh.us. 883 children attend Highland Central Elementary School and identify mostly as White, non-Hispanic; Multiracial; and Hispanic. 33% of the 883 students here are classified as "economically disadvantaged", and 52% get reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at Highland Central Elementary School is 18:1. Centerburg Elementary School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Extracurricular activities

Sports

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Football
  • P.E. classes
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Volleyball
  • Wrestling

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 95% 95%
Multiracial 2% 1%
Hispanic 2% 2%
Black, non-Hispanic 0.5% 1%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.5% 0.2%
Asian 0.5% %
Asian/Pacific Islander 0.3% 0.4%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 52% 47%
Economically disadvantaged 33% 31%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (1 year ago)

    We had a great experience watching our daughter go to school in the Highland School System from Kindegarten to graduating in 2011. The teachers were mostly good you will never find a school that is 100% in that area. The kids were like one big family without clicks and respected each other well. College Courses were made to high school level at an early stage in high school enabling students to get a head start. The new high school is absolutely beautiful. To let you know the way the students felt about the administration when our daughter graduated we watched each classmate on their own as they received their diploma's give the Principal (at that time- Mr. Dodd's who is now Superintendent) a big hug. That says alot. Very proud to live in Highland School District.

  • (3 years ago)

    Now with Highland Central Elm under new leadership I love this school. There is a high level of parent involvement.The teachers are outstanding! Very Excited about the New Highschool and future of this school district.

  • (4 years ago)

    Great structure at this school and the staff are great

  • (5 years ago)

    The thing I like best about Highland Central is the amount of teachers who are dedicated to student success. The only thing that kept me from giving a 4 star rating is leadership.

  • (8 years ago)

    There are crowding issues but overall I'm very happy with Highland Central Elementary. There is a high level of parent involvement and a strong sense of community. The teachers are outstanding! I can not brag on them enough. In the 4 years my son has gone to this school (working on 5 now) I have been deeply grateful to every teacher he has had for going above and beyond.

  • (10 years ago)

    Parents... If you don't mind massive neglect of your children and do not have a child with special needs send your child here. Teachers at this school do not encourage students that recieve services mandated by an I.E.P.

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Overall score

(based on 8 ratings & reviews)

  • Teacher quality
  • Principal leadership
  • Parent involvement

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