Highland Elementary School

  • Highland Elementary School serves 691 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 56% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 47% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the North Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 51%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Highland Elementary School's student population of 691 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 45 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students691 students
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Total Classroom Teachers45 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Highland Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Highland Elementary School is 0.61, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NC)
Overall School Rank#506 out of 2,538 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Highland Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Highland Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
6%
3%
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Hispanic
13%
17%
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Black
20%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Highland Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
58%
49%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Highland Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
3%
4%
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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 NC.
Diversity Score0.610.46
This chart display the diversity score of Highland Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
35%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Highland Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
4%
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 North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAlamance-Burlington s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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