Highland Elementary School

  • Highland Elementary School serves 730 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 76% (which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 59%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 73% (which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 61%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the Minnesota state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 33%.

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School Overview

  • Highland Elementary School's student population of 730 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 45 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students730 students
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Total Classroom Teachers45 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Highland Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Highland Elementary School is 0.49, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.34. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MN)
Overall School Rank#395 out of 1,784 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
76%
59%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Highland Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
73%
61%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Highland Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Minnesota by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Highland Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Asian
10%
7%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Highland Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
5%
9%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Highland Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
9%
11%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Highland Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
70%
67%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Highland Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
6%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Highland Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MN.
Diversity Score0.490.34
This chart display the diversity score of Highland Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Minnesota by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
10%
30%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Highland Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Highland Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRosemount-apple Valley-eagan School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

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