Highland Avenue Elementary School

2024 Highland Avenue
Montgomery, AL 36107
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Highland Avenue Elementary School serves 438 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Highland Avenue Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 27% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 26% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Highland Avenue Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

School Overview

Highland Avenue Elementary School's student population of 438 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has grown by 23% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students438 students
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Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Comparison

Highland Avenue Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,270 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Highland Avenue Elementary School is 0.26, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#1045 out of 1270 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
26%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
12%
8%
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Black
85%
33%
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White
3%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score
0.260.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
96%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMontgomery County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Highland Avenue Elementary School is Lee High School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Childrens Center (0.8 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Montgomery Lee High School Math: 14% | Reading: 19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,528 student
    0.7 miles
    225 Ann St
    Montgomery, AL 36107
    (334) 269-3742
    0.7 9-12 1,528
  • Montgomery Childrens Center Special Education School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-12 | 92 students
    0.8 miles
    310 N Madison Terrace
    Montgomery, AL 36107
    (334) 262-4850
    0.8 PK-12 92
  • Montgomery Forest Avenue Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 94% | Reading: 94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Grades: K-5 | 707 students
    0.8 miles
    1700 W 5th St
    Montgomery, AL 36106
    (334) 269-3673
    0.8 K-5 707
  • Montgomery Capitol Heights Middle School Math: 8% | Reading: 12%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 607 students
    0.9 miles
    116 Federal Dr
    Montgomery, AL 36107
    (334) 260-1000
    0.9 6-8 607
  • Montgomery Progressive Academy Of Creative Education Alternative School
    Grades: 6-12
    1.0 miles
    3315 Hayneville
    Montgomery, AL 36108
    (334) 269-3760
    1 6-12 n/a

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