Highland Elementary School

  • Highland Elementary School serves 1,203 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 56% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 32% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Highland Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Highland Elementary School's student population of 1,203 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 94 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students1,203 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Highland Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers94 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Highland Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,633 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Highland Elementary School is 0.47, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Overall Testing Rank#2478 out of 3633 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:116:1
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American Indian
7%
n/a
Asian
1%
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Highland Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Hispanic
71%
33%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Highland Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
17%
22%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Highland Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
4%
38%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Highland Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
All Ethnic Groups This 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 FL.
Diversity Score0.470.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
93%
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 Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
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 Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePalm Beach School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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