Highville Mustard Seed Charter Schoo School is located in Hamden, CT and is in Highville Mustard Seed Charte School District. It is a charter school that serves 299 students in grades PK, K-8.
Charter schools are public schools, but differ from traditional public schools in that they are independent and are operated by educators, parents, community leaders, educational entrepreneurs, or others. Funding for charter schools is based on designated local or state educational organizations. Those organizations are responsible for monitoring and assessing the quality and effectiveness of education, but permit the schools to operate outside of the traditional public school education system.
Highville Mustard Seed Charter Schoo School made AYP in 2007. Under No Child Left Behind, a school makes Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) if it achieves the minimum levels of improvement determined by the state of Connecticut in terms of student performance and other accountability measures.
Student Economic Level (2007)
In 2007, Highville Mustard Seed Charter Schoo School had 38% of students eligible for free or reduced price lunch programs. Connecticut had 34% of eligible students for free or reduced price lunch programs. Eligibility for the National School Lunch Program is based on family income levels.
Student Ethnicity (2007)
In 2007, Highville Mustard Seed Charter Schoo School had 16 students for every full-time equivalent teacher.
The Connecticut Mastery Test (CMT) are annual tests used to measure a student's mastery of the state's grade-level academic standards.
Which Grades and Subjects?
Students are assessed in reading, writing and math in grades 3 through 8.
How is it Scored?
Students are scored at one of five levels, 1 being the lowest and level 5 the highest. A score at or above level 3 is considered proficient, however the goal is for all students to score at or above level 4.