2909 Kentucky 54
Owensboro, KY 42303
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Highland Elementary School serves 588 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Highland Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Kentucky for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 62% (which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 61% (which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Kentucky state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 23% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Highland Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Kentucky for:

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School Overview

Highland Elementary School's student population of 588 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
588 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
29 teachers
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School Rankings

Highland Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% 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 0.32, which is less 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 Data
This School
State Level (KY)
Overall Testing Rank
#257 out of 1263 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
16:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
9%
2%
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Hispanic
3%
7%
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Black
2%
10%
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White
82%
77%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.32
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Eligible for Free Lunch
28%
55%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 588 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 18%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in KY
  • Math Proficiency
    : 62% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 61% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.32 (Top 50%)

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