Highland Community Elementary School

1030 Cardinal Dr
Highland, WI 53543
(School attendance zone shown in map)
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 143 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Highland Community Elementary School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Wisconsin for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 39%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 38%).
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the Wisconsin state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 32% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 143 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 14%
  • : Bottom 50% in WI
  • : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WI Dept. of Education

School Overview

Highland Community Elementary School's student population of 143 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 11 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
143 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
11 teachers
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School Rankings

Highland Community Elementary School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 1,991 schools in Wisconsin (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Highland Community Elementary School is 0.25, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.51. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (WI)
#1349 out of 1991 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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30-34%
39%
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25-29%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
10%
13%
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Black
n/a
9%
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White
86%
68%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.25
This chart display the diversity score of Highland Community Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
29%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
4%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WI Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Highland Community Elementary School's ranking?
Highland Community Elementary School is ranked #1349 out of 1,991 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Wisconsin.
What schools are Highland Community Elementary School often compared to?
Highland Community Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Dodgeville Elementary School, Mineral Point Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
30-34% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 39% WI state average), while 25-29% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 38% WI state average).
How many students attend Highland Community Elementary School?
143 students attend Highland Community Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
86% of Highland Community Elementary School students are White, 10% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Highland Community Elementary School?
Highland Community Elementary School has a student ration of 13:1, which is equal to the Wisconsin state average of 13:1.
What grades does Highland Community Elementary School offer ?
Highland Community Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Highland Community Elementary School part of?
Highland Community Elementary School is part of Highland School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 143 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 14%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WI Dept. of Education

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