Highland City Elementary School

  • Highland City Elementary School serves 438 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 50-54% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 57%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 55-59% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Florida state average of 61%.

School Overview

  • Highland City Elementary School's student population of 438 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students438 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Highland City Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Highland City Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Highland City Elementary School is 0.58, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Overall School Rank#1307 out of 3,601 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
57%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Highland City Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Florida by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Highland City Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Florida by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
22%
32%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Highland City Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
12%
22%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Highland City Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
60%
39%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Highland City Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
4%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Highland City Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in FL.
Diversity Score0.580.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
52%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Highland City Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Florida by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePOLK School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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