75 Tick Ridge Rd
Waynesburg, KY 40489
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Highland Elementary School serves 204 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Highland Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Kentucky for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 30%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 42%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Kentucky state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 25% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 204 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 10%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in KY
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20-24% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

School Overview

Highland Elementary School's student population of 204 students has declined by 20% over five school years.
The teacher population of 15 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
204 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
15 teachers
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School Rankings

Highland Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,263 schools in Kentucky (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Highland Elementary School is 0.19, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (KY)
Overall Testing Rank
#580 out of 1263 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
20-24%
30%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
30-34%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
Hispanic
6%
8%
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Black
n/a
11%
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White
90%
75%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.19
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Eligible for Free Lunch
63%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
3%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

20-24% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 30% KY state average), while 30-34% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% KY state average).

How many students attend Highland Elementary School?

204 students attend Highland Elementary School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

90% of Highland Elementary School students are White, 6% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Highland Elementary School?

Highland Elementary School has a student ration of 14:1, which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 15:1.

What grades does Highland Elementary School offer ?

Highland Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).

What school district is Highland Elementary School part of?

Highland Elementary School is part of Lincoln County School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 204 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 10%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20-24% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

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