Highland Elementary School

330 Brame Road
Ridgeland, MS 39157
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Highland Elementary School serves 733 students in grades 3-5.
Highland Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Mississippi for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 27% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 44% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 86% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 56% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Highland Elementary School's student population of 733 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 43 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 3-5
Total Students733 students
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Total Classroom Teachers43 teachers
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School Comparison

Highland Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 825 schools in Mississippi (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Highland Elementary School is 0.54, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MS)
Overall Testing Rank
#421 out of 825 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
43%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
4%
1%
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Hispanic
14%
4%
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Black
65%
48%
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White
14%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.540.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
57%
69%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
17%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMadison County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Highland Elementary School is Ridgeland High School (1.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Olde Towne Middle School (1.1 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Ridgeland Madison County Pre School
    Grades: Inquire with school | 75 students
    1.1 miles
    476 Highland Colony Parkway
    Ridgeland, MS 39157
    (601) 853-1326
    1.1 Inquire with school 75
  • Ridgeland Olde Towne Middle School Math: 35% | Reading: 38%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 659 students
    1.1 miles
    210 Sunnybrook Road
    Ridgeland, MS 39157
    (601) 898-8730
    1.1 6-8 659
  • Ridgeland Ann Smith Elementary School
    Grades: PK-2 | 737 students
    1.8 miles
    306 Pear Orchard Road
    Ridgeland, MS 39157
    (601) 856-6621
    1.8 PK-2 737
  • Ridgeland Ridgeland High School Math: 23% | Reading: 56%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 924 students
    1.9 miles
    586 Sunnybrook Road
    Ridgeland, MS 39157
    (601) 898-5023
    1.9 9-12 924
  • Jackson Callaway High School Math: 9% | Reading: 14%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,063 student
    2.7 miles
    601 Beasley Road
    Jackson, MS 39206
    (601) 987-3535
    2.7 9-12 1,063

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