Highland Elementary School

1500 East 7th Street
Rifle, CO 81650
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Highland Elementary School serves 422 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25-29% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Highland Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the Colorado state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Highland Elementary School's student population of 422 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students422 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

Highland Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,768 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Highland Elementary School is 0.53, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.60. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#857 out of 1768 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
55%
34%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
41%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.530.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
45%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
15%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGarfield School District No. Re-2 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Highland Elementary School is Rifle High School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Rifle Middle School (1.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Graham Mesa Elementary School (1.0 miles away)
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