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The Highcrest Academy
Hatters Lane, High Wycombe HP13 7NQ
The Highcrest Academy is a non-selective academy. It has about 1000 boys and girls aged between 11 and 18. In February 2020 the school was rated 'Good' by Ofsted.
Particular strengths include Sixth form, Environment, Destinations and Progress. Relative weaknesses include Representation, Attendance, Admissions and Attainment.
The school's overall score (out of 100) is given below. Coloured segments show the contributions of each indicator, explained in more detail below. Hover over the segments for details. Personalise the score by clicking on the button to set your own priorities.

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Sixth form: Excellent. Attainment is about average, progress is excellent and destinations at 18 (allowing for attainment) are excellent.
Environment: Above average. Air pollution and traffic accidents are very low, while crime is roughly average.
Destinations: Above average. The proportion of students going on to education or training at 16 is roughly average, while at 18 (allowing for attainment) it is very high.
Progress: Above average. Up to age 16 it is below average, while at ages 16-18 it is excellent. (This takes into account pupils' prior performance. For information about actual grades, see Attainment.)
Disadvantaged pupils: About average. Progress up to age 16 is below average. Destinations at 16 are above average. Progress at 16-18 is above average. Destinations at 18 (allowing for attainment) are below average.
Finances: About average. The school budget has been roughly in balance
Attainment: Below average. Up to age 16 it is below average, while at ages 16-18 it is about average. (This doesn't take into account pupils' prior performance. For that, see Progress.)
Admissions: Below average. The occupancy rate is very high and the offer rate is quite high. There is no compulsory entrance exam.
Attendance: Poor. Pupil absence rates and the incidence of persistent absence are both very high.
Representation: Out of balance. The socio-economic mix and ethnic representation are both out of balance with the local community.
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