Heights Elementary School serves 1,140 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Heights Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 74% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 48%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 67% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 52%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Florida state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Florida state average of 64% (majority Hispanic).
- Grades: Prekindergarten-5
- Enrollment: 1,140 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
- Minority Enrollment: 45%
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 20% in FL
- Math Proficiency: 74% (Top 10%)
- Reading Proficiency: 67% (Top 20%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education
Heights Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Florida for:
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Heights Elementary School's student population of 1,140 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 62 teachers has declined by 17% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Heights Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 3,655 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Heights Elementary School is 0.62, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
State Level (FL)
Overall Testing Rank
#478 out of 3655 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (19-20)
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Heights Elementary School's ranking?
Heights Elementary School is ranked #478 out of 3,655 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in Florida.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
74% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 48% FL state average), while 67% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 52% FL state average).
How many students attend Heights Elementary School?
1,140 students attend Heights Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
55% of Heights Elementary School students are White, 27% of students are Hispanic, 9% of students are Black, 5% of students are Asian, and 4% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Heights Elementary School?
Heights Elementary School has a student ration of 18:1, which is higher than the Florida state average of 16:1.
What grades does Heights Elementary School offer ?
Heights Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Heights Elementary School part of?
Heights Elementary School is part of Lee School District.
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