Highland Elementary School
Highland Elementary School serves 352 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Highland Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Texas 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 40-44% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 88% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 74% (majority Hispanic).
- Grades: Prekindergarten-5
- Students: 352 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
- Minority Enrollment: 88%
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50% in TX
- Math Proficiency: 40-44% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 30-34% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education
Highland Elementary School's student population of 352 students has declined by 20% over five school years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Highland Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 8,043 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Highland Elementary School is 0.28, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (TX)
Overall Testing Rank
#5890 out of 8043 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
National School Lunch Program
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education
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