Highland Elementary School

  • Highland Elementary School serves 494 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 58% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 70% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 61%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Highland Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Missouri for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Missouri state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Missouri state average of 29%.

School Overview

  • Highland Elementary School's student population of 494 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 40 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students494 students
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Total Classroom Teachers40 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Highland Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,792 schools in Missouri (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Highland Elementary School is 0.10, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MO)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#440 out of 1792 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
47%
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 Missouri by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70%
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 Missouri by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio12:114:1
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Hispanic
2%
6%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Highland Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Missouri by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Black
2%
16%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Highland Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Missouri by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
95%
71%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Highland Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Missouri by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Two or more races
1%
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 MO.
Diversity Score0.100.46
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Eligible for Free Lunch
37%
45%
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 Missouri by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
6%
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 Missouri by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLewis Co. C-1 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MO Dept. of Education

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