Highland Elementary School

Highland Elementary School serves 679 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Highland Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Kentucky for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 47% (which is equal to the Kentucky state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Kentucky state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 23% (majority Black and Hispanic).

School Overview

Highland Elementary School's student population of 679 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students679 students
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Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
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School Comparison

Highland Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,246 schools in Kentucky (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Highland Elementary School is 0.51, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (KY)
Overall Testing Rank
#791 out of 1246 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
12%
7%
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Black
11%
10%
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White
68%
77%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
7%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.510.40
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Eligible for Free Lunch
71%
55%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGlasgow Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Highland Elementary School is Glasgow High School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Glasgow Middle School (0.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Glasgow Glasgow Middle School Math: 63% | Reading: 60%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 6-8 | 480 students
    0.1 miles
    105 Scottie Dr
    Glasgow, KY 42141
    (270) 651-2256
    0.1 6-8 480
  • Glasgow Glasgow High School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 630 students
    0.3 miles
    1601 Columbia Ave
    Glasgow, KY 42141
    (270) 651-8801
    0.3 9-12 630
  • Glasgow North Jackson Elementary School Math: 59% | Reading: 64%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-6 | 561 students
    1.2 miles
    2002 North Jackson Highway
    Glasgow, KY 42141
    (270) 629-2300
    1.2 PK-6 561
  • Glasgow Bowling Green Technical - Glasgow Vocational School

    1.3 miles
    129 State Avenue
    Glasgow, KY 42141
    (270) 651-5673
    1.3 n/a n/a
  • Glasgow Eastern Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-6 | 394 students
    1.6 miles
    4601 New Salem Rd
    Glasgow, KY 42141
    (270) 678-2722
    1.6 PK-6 394

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