Highland Elementary School

  • Highland Elementary School serves 108 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 80-89% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 80-89% (which is approximately equal to the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 1% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 50%.

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School Overview

  • Highland Elementary School's student population of 108 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 6 teachers has declined by 25% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students108 students
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Total Classroom Teachers6 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Highland Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Highland Elementary School is 0.02, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.43. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (VA)
Overall School Rank#1006 out of 1,796 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)80-89%
72%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)80-89%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
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Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
n/a
15%
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Black
n/a
23%
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White
99%
50%
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Two or more races
1%
5%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Highland Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in VA.
Diversity Score0.020.43
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Eligible for Free Lunch
49%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Highland Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHighland Co Pblc Schs School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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