Highland Elementary School

  • Highland Elementary School serves 667 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 72% (which is higher than the Washington state average of 51%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 76% (which is higher than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the Washington state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Washington state average of 45%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Highland Elementary School's student population of 667 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 31 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students667 students
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Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Highland Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has increased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Highland Elementary School is 0.36, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WA)
Overall School Rank#262 out of 2,014 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
72%
51%
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 Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
76%
61%
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 Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio22:119:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
2%
7%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Highland Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
10%
23%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Highland Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
1%
4%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Highland Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
79%
55%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Highland Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
8%
8%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Highland Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WA.
Diversity Score0.360.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
18%
37%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
7%
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 Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLake Stevens School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

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