174 Shepley Dr
Saint Louis, MO 63137
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Highland Elementary School serves 264 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Highland Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Missouri for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 6-9% (which is lower than the Missouri state average of 42%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 15-19% (which is lower than the Missouri state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Missouri state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Missouri state average of 30% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 264 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 97%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MO
  • Math Proficiency
    : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

School Overview

Highland Elementary School's student population of 264 students has declined by 18% over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has declined by 21% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
264 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
18 teachers
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School Rankings

Highland Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,091 schools in Missouri (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Highland Elementary School is 0.06, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.49. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MO)
Overall Testing Rank
#2023 out of 2091 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
6-9%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
15-19%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
n/a
7%
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Black
97%
15%
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White
3%
70%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
5%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.06
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Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
43%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
1%
7%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

6-9% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 42% MO state average), while 15-19% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% MO state average).

How many students attend Highland Elementary School?

264 students attend Highland Elementary School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

97% of Highland Elementary School students are Black, and 3% of students are White.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Highland Elementary School?

Highland Elementary School has a student ration of 15:1, which is higher than the Missouri state average of 13:1.

What grades does Highland Elementary School offer ?

Highland Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 264 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 97%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

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