Highland Elementary School

3156 Tabor Rd
Gadsden, AL 35904
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
7/
10
Top 50%
Highland Elementary School serves 189 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Highland Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (which is approximately equal to the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Highland Elementary School's student population of 189 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 12 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students189 students
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Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
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School Comparison

Highland Elementary School is ranked within the top 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 Elementary School is 0.19, 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
#446 out of 1270 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
3%
8%
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Black
2%
33%
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White
90%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.190.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
59%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameEtowah County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Highland Elementary School is Gaston High School (3.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Thompson Elementary School (3.0 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Gadsden Thompson Elementary School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 228 students
    3.0 miles
    236 Goldenrod Ave
    Gadsden, AL 35901
    (256) 546-7011
    3 PK-5 228
  • Gadsden Mitchell Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-5 | 353 students
    3.2 miles
    1501 Noccalula Rd
    Gadsden, AL 35904
    (256) 546-2711
    3.2 K-5 353
  • Gadsden Gaston High School Math: 40% | Reading: 48%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-12 | 562 students
    3.8 miles
    4550 Us Highway 411
    Gadsden, AL 35901
    (256) 547-8828
    3.8 K-12 562
  • Gadsden Gadsden City High School Math: 35% | Reading: 33%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,524 student
    4.2 miles
    1917 Black Creek Parkway
    Gadsden, AL 35904
    (256) 543-3614
    4.2 9-12 1,524
  • Gadsden Floyd Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 323 students
    4.4 miles
    601 Black Creek Rd
    Gadsden, AL 35904
    (256) 546-0836
    4.4 PK-5 323

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