Highland Elementary School

1845 Nw Highland Ave
Grants Pass, OR 97526
(School attendance zone shown in map)
7/
10
Top 50%
Serving 322 students in grades Kindergarten-5, Highland Elementary School ranks in the top 50% of all schools in Oregon for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 48% (which is higher than the Oregon state average of 40%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55% (which is higher than the Oregon state average of 54%).
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Oregon state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Oregon state average of 40% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 322 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 24%
  • : 48% (Top 1% in OR)
  • : 55% (Top 1%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), OR Dept. of Education

School Overview

Highland Elementary School's student population of 322 students has declined by 31% over five school years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
322 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
22 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Highland Elementary School is 0.40, which is less 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)
(18-19)
48%
40%
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 2018-19 school year data.
(18-19)
55%
54%
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 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
17:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Highland Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Oregon by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
1%
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Highland Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Oregon by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
14%
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
n/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Highland Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Oregon by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
White
76%
60%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Highland Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Oregon by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
8%
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 OR.
0.40
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
69%
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
7%
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 schools are Highland Elementary School often compared to?
Highland Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Fruitdale Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
48% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% OR state average), while 55% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 54% OR state average).
How many students attend Highland Elementary School?
322 students attend Highland Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
76% of Highland Elementary School students are White, 14% of students are Hispanic, 8% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Asian.
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 Grants Pass SD 7 School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 322 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 24%
  • : 48% (Top 1%)
  • : 55% (Top 1%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), OR Dept. of Education

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