Highland Elementary School

295 Ne 24th St
Gresham, OR 97030
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Bottom 50%
Serving 403 students in grades Kindergarten-5, Highland Elementary School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Oregon for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 6-9% (which is lower than the Oregon state average of 31%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 15-19% (which is lower than the Oregon state average of 44%).
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Oregon state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Oregon state average of 40% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 403 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 70%
  • : Bottom 50% in OR
  • : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), OR Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Highland Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Oregon for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Highland Elementary School's student population of 403 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
403 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
27 teachers
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School Rankings

Highland Elementary School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 1,196 schools in Oregon (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Highland Elementary School is 0.60, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (OR)
#1165 out of 1196 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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6-9%
31%
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 Oregon by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
15-19%
44%
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 Oregon by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
≤5%
30%
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
3%
4%
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Hispanic
56%
25%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Highland Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Oregon by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
4%
2%
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White
30%
60%
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Hawaiian
1%
1%
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Two or more races
6%
7%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Oregon.
0.60
This chart display the diversity score of Highland Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Oregon by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
43%
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 Oregon by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
8%
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 Oregon by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), OR Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Highland Elementary School's ranking?
Highland Elementary School is ranked #1165 out of 1,196 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Oregon.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
6-9% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 31% OR state average), while 15-19% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 44% OR state average).
How many students attend Highland Elementary School?
403 students attend Highland Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
56% of Highland Elementary School students are Hispanic, 30% of students are White, 6% of students are Two or more races, 4% of students are Black, 3% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Highland Elementary School?
Highland Elementary School has a student ration of 15:1, which is lower than the Oregon state average of 17:1.
What grades does Highland Elementary School offer ?
Highland Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is Highland Elementary School part of?
Highland Elementary School is part of Gresham-Barlow SD 10j School District.
In what neighborhood is Highland Elementary School located?
Highland Elementary School is located in the North Central neighborhood of Gresham, OR. There are 3 other public schools located in North Central.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 403 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 70%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), OR Dept. of Education

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