Highland Elementary School

1500 49th Ave Ne
Minneapolis, MN 55421
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Highland Elementary School serves 589 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Highland Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Minnesota 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 32% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 37% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 60%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Minnesota state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 78% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

Highland Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Minnesota for:

School Overview

Highland Elementary School's student population of 589 students has grown by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students589 students
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Total Classroom Teachers39 teachers
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School Comparison

Highland Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,793 schools in Minnesota (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Highland Elementary School is 0.77, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MN)
Overall Testing Rank
#1530 out of 1793 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
60%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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American Indian
1%
2%
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Asian
6%
7%
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Hispanic
27%
9%
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Black
31%
11%
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White
22%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
13%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.770.54
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Eligible for Free Lunch
67%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameColumbia Heights Public School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Highland Elementary School is Columbia Heights Senior High School (0.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Anchor (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Columbia Academy (0.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Minneapolis Columbia Heights Senior High School Math: 25% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 936 students
    0.0 miles
    1400 49th Ave Ne
    Minneapolis, MN 55421
    (763) 528-4605
    0 9-12 936
  • Minneapolis Early Childhood Special Education School
    Grades: PK | 47 students
    0.0 miles
    1460 49th Ave Ne
    Minneapolis, MN 55421
    (763) 528-4429
    0 PK 47
  • Minneapolis Anchor Alternative School
    Reading: PS%
    Grades: 8-12 | 6 students
    0.2 miles
    1400 49th Ave Ne
    Minneapolis, MN 55421
    (763) 528-4429
    0.2 8-12 6
  • Minneapolis Columbia Heights Transition Program Special Education School

    0.2 miles
    1400 49th Ave Ne
    Minneapolis, MN 55421
    (763) 528-4600
    0.2 n/a n/a
  • Minneapolis Columbia Academy Math: 35% | Reading: 40%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 791 students
    0.5 miles
    900 49th Ave Ne
    Minneapolis, MN 55421
    (763) 528-4701
    0.5 6-8 791

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