Highland Elementary School

  • Highland Elementary School serves 366 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 35-39% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 40-44% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 51%.

School Overview

  • Highland Elementary School's student population of 366 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 21 teachers has grown by 16% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2011)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students366 students
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Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Highland Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Highland Elementary School is 0.38, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.32. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rank#1051 out of 3,544 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
32%
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 Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
38%
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 Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
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Asian
8%
5%
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Hispanic
11%
26%
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Black
n/a
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Highland Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
White
78%
49%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Highland Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
3%
3%
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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 IL.
Diversity Score0.380.32
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Eligible for Free Lunch
9%
46%
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 Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDowners Grove GSD 58 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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