Highland Elementary School

220 Schnoebelen Street
Riverside, IA 52327
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Highland Elementary School serves 300 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Highland Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65-69% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 76%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-64% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 74%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Iowa state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 24% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Highland Elementary School's student population of 300 students has grown by 21% over five school years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has grown by 25% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students300 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Highland Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
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School Comparison

Highland Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,232 schools in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Highland Elementary School is 0.15, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1041 out of 1232 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
76%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
74%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:114:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
6%
11%
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Black
n/a
6%
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White
92%
76%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.150.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
15%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHighland Community School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Highland Elementary School is Highland High School (5.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Highland Middle School (5.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Hills Elementary School (5.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Hills Hills Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 223 students
    5.1 miles
    301 Main St
    Hills, IA 52235
    (319) 688-1105
    5.1 PK-6 223
  • Riverside Highland High School Math: 70-79% | Reading: 60-69%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 193 students
    5.6 miles
    1715 Vine Avenue
    Riverside, IA 52327
    (319) 648-2891
    5.6 9-12 193
  • Riverside Highland Middle School Math: 80-84% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 143 students
    5.6 miles
    1715 Vine Avenue
    Riverside, IA 52327
    (319) 648-5018
    5.6 6-8 143
  • Kalona Mid-prairie Middle School Math: 80% | Reading: 77%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 5-8 | 433 students
    6.7 miles
    713 F Ave
    Kalona, IA 52247
    (319) 656-2241
    6.7 5-8 433
  • Kalona Mid-prairie East Elementary School
    Grades: PK-2 | 332 students
    6.9 miles
    702 6th St
    Kalona, IA 52247
    (319) 656-2243
    6.9 PK-2 332

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