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Highland Central School District is located at 320 Pancake Hollow Road Highland, NY serving grades K-12 in Ulster County. Ulster County is located along the majestic Hudson River and amidst the scenic Catskill Mountains of New York State, Ulster County offers a unique blend of urban amenities in a country environment. The District Officials recognize the uniqueness of each student, the school staff pledges to foster a desire for educational excellence that will help students achieve their full potential intellectually, physically, socially, morally and culturally. Acknowledging the rapid social, cultural, economical, political and technological changes in American society, the school encourages innovative courses, programs and activities designed to help our students to deal competently with these changes and to prepare them for effective citizenship.

It’s the intent of this district to rally around the educational philosophy to encourage the development of critical thinking, self esteem, and responsible people of tomorrow. In addition, they are committed to having high expectations for students to excel in learning. The School District remains devoted to supporting each student in academic, social, and moral growth to promote a lifelong commitment to learning and to encourage responsible contributions to society. You can expect high standards of supportive families, conscientious learners, committed staff, and an involved community will maximize potential for student success. Parents will be awed by the level of professionalism established by the teachers, staff, and administrators.

Highland Central School District Information  
Highland Central School District
320 Pancake Hollow Road
Highland, NY 12528
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Ulster County, New York
845-691-1012
Serving grades K-12
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Students: 1943
Student / Teacher Ratio: 13.7
Schools in this District: 3

Schools   Students   Staff   Academics   Regents   Graduates   Expenditure Data  
Highland Central School District Schools
School NameCityGrade LevelCounty
Highland Elementary SchoolHighlandK-5Ulster County
Highland High SchoolHighland9-12Ulster County
Highland Middle SchoolHighland6-8Ulster County
Student Enrollment Information
Kindergarten
(Full Day)
1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th 9th 10th 11th 12th
147 121 147 151 140 153 141 150 171 157 162 149 154

Total Students:1943
Attendance Rate:95%
Suspensions:77
Year Statistics Compiled:2005
District teacher data and statistics
Superintendent:John Mccarthy
 Full TimePart Time
Principals30
Assistant Principals30
Teachers1372
Other Professional Staff201
*Staff data was compiled in 2006

District Administrative Salaries
TitleSalaryBenefitsOtherTotal Compensation
Superintendent Of Schools $120,000$20,475$0$140,475
Note: Data from the 2004-05 school year. It is a requirement that districts report the salaries of the superintendent; the deputy, assistant or associate superintendents; and other administrators or supervisors paid in excess of $113,000.

Adequate Yearly Progress Decisions
Sub-Group NameSatisfactorySchool Year
Subject: Elementary / Middle School English Language Arts
All StudentsYes2006
Black Or African AmericanYes2006
Hispanic Or LatinoYes2006
WhiteYes2006
Students With DisabilitiesNo2006
Economically DisadvantagedYes2006
Subject: Elementary / Middle School Math
All StudentsYes2006
Black Or African AmericanYes2006
Hispanic Or LatinoYes2006
WhiteYes2006
Students With DisabilitiesNo2006
Economically DisadvantagedYes2006
Subject: Elementary / Middle School Science
All StudentsYes2006
Subject: High School English Language Arts
All StudentsYes2006
WhiteYes2006
Subject: High School Graduation Rate
All StudentsYes2006
WhiteYes2006
Subject: High School Math
All StudentsYes2006
WhiteYes2006
Regents Results
SubjectYear# TestedPercent Passing
Earth Science 2006146
 
80.8%
English2006154
 
87.7%
French200624
 
100.0%
Global Hist & Geography 2006165
 
77.6%
Living Environment 2006161
 
89.4%
Math A 2006167
 
92.8%
Math B 200666
 
100.0%
Chemistry 200670
 
95.7%
Physics 200629
 
89.7%
Spanish200671
 
100.0%
US History and Govt 2006183
 
89.1%
Graduation Info
GroupHigh School GraduatesRegents DiplomasAdvanced Regents DiplomasIEP / Local CertificatesYear
All Students148126 (85%)52 (35%)22006
All Students137111 (81%)48 (35%)12005
All Students13493 (69%)0 (0%)42004
General Education123118 (95%)51 (41%)02006
General Education135110 (81%)48 (35%)02005
General Education11491 (79%)0 (0%)02004
Students With Disabilities258 (32%)1 (04%)22006
Students With Disabilities21 (5%)0 (0%)12005
Students With Disabilities202 (1%)0 (0%)42004

Student Post-Graduation Plans
Number of high school students planning to attend 4 year colleges In New York State62 (41%)
Number of high school students planning to attend 4 year colleges Outside of New York State7 (04%)
Number of high school students planning to attend 2 year colleges In New York State56 (37%)
Number of high school students planning to attend 2 year colleges Outside of New York State3 (02%)
Number of high school students planning to attend Post Secondary institutions In New York State1 (00%)
Number of high school students planning to attend Post Secondary institutions Outside of New York State0 (0%)
Number of high school graduates who plan to enroll in the Military3 (02%)
Number of high school graduates who plan to pursue employment16 (02%)
Number of high school graduates with disabilities who plan to attend vocational rehabilitation programs.0 (0%)
Number of high school graduates with a known plan not specified above.0 (0%)
Number of high school graduates whose plans do not fit the above categories or are unknown.0 (0%)
2005/06 District Expenditure & Revenue Information
Unreserved Fund Balance:1,324,934
State AID Revenue:11,241,937
Star Revenue:2,308,867
Total State Revenue (State Aid + Star):13,550,804
Local Revenue:16,381,502
Federal Revenue:696,811
Total Revenue (state + local + federal revenues):30,629,117
Central Administration:460,224
Board of Education:183,804
Teacher Salaries:9,569,967
Pupil Personnel Services Instructional Salaries:454,127
Curriculum Development and Support Instructional Salaries:561,550
Boces Instructional Expenditures:2,944,306
Tuition Paid to other districts (excluding special act districts):96,354
Tuition Not Included in Tuition Above:392,040
Other Instructional Salaries:1,576,461
Other Instructional Expenses:1,222,348
Community Service:500
Operations and Maintenance:1,835,077
Teacher Retirement:899,080
Health:3,991,891
Other Employee Benefits:1,659,121
Other Undistributed:574,445
Other:0
SubTotal (total exp minus debt service expenditures (principal & interest) and transportation):26,421,295
 
Transportation:1,241,907
Debt Service-Principle:1,733,384
Debt Service-Interest:964,584
Total Expenditure:30,361,170
Duplicated Combined Adjusted Average Daily Membership:1,959
Revenue Per Pupil:15,635
Expenditure Per Pupil:15,498
Actual Value Per Total Wealth Unit (Property Wealth Per Pupil):258,992
Income Per Total Wealth Pupil Unit:92,383
Combined Wealth Ratio:0.762
IE 1 (Instructional Expenditures Excluding Fringe Benefits) as Percent of Total Expenditures:55.39%
Percent that fringe (employee) benefits for the instructional program are of total expenditures:18.26%
Instructional Expenditures (Including Fringe Benefits) as a percent of total expenditures:73.65%
Instructional Expense as a percent of Adjusted Total Expense:84.58%
Local Revenue Effort Rate (Local Revenues Divided by Property Value):18.61


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Highland Central School District, Ulster County, New York




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