Highland Elementary School

  • Highland Elementary School serves 190 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 75-79% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 69%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Highland Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Louisiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Louisiana state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 78% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 56%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Highland Elementary School's student population of 190 students has declined by 20% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 12 teachers has grown by 20% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students190 students
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Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Highland Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,278 schools in Louisiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 24:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Highland Elementary School is 0.46, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (LA)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#705 out of 1278 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
63%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)75-79%
69%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
6%
7%
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Black
70%
44%
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White
22%
44%
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Diversity Score0.460.61
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Eligible for Free Lunch
70%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
2%
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 Louisiana by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSt. Landry Parish School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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