Highland Elementary School

  • Highland Elementary School serves 150 students in grades 2-3.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (which is higher than the Kansas state average of 33%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-44% (which is higher than the Kansas state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Highland Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Kansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Kansas state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is lower than the Kansas state average of 36% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

  • Highland Elementary School's student population of 150 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 12 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 2-3
Total Students150 students
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Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Highland Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,265 schools in Kansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Highland Elementary School is 0.22, which is less 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 (KS)
Overall Testing Rank#410 out of 1265 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:114:1
American Indian
5%
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Highland Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Kansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Asian
n/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Highland Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Kansas by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Hispanic
3%
20%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Highland Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Kansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
1%
7%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Highland Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Kansas by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
88%
64%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Highland Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Kansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups This 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 KS.
Diversity Score0.220.54
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Eligible for Free Lunch
49%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
10%
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 Kansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameColumbus School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, KS Dept. of Education

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