Highland Forest Elementary School

3736 S E Military Dr
San Antonio, TX 78223
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Highland Forest Elementary School serves 511 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Highland Forest 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15-19% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20-24% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 42%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 74% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 511 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 94%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in TX
  • Math Proficiency
    : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

School Overview

Highland Forest Elementary School's student population of 511 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
511 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
31 teachers
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School Rankings

Highland Forest Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 8,079 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Highland Forest Elementary School is 0.21, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (TX)
Overall Testing Rank
#6874 out of 8079 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15-19%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
5%
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Hispanic
89%
53%
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Black
2%
13%
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White
6%
26%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.21
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
71%
57%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Highland Forest Elementary School's ranking?
Highland Forest Elementary School is ranked #6874 out of 8,079 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Texas.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
15-19% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% TX state average), while 20-24% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% TX state average).
How many students attend Highland Forest Elementary School?
511 students attend Highland Forest Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
89% of Highland Forest Elementary School students are Hispanic, 6% of students are White, 2% of students are Asian, 2% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Highland Forest Elementary School?
Highland Forest Elementary School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the Texas state average of 14:1.
What grades does Highland Forest Elementary School offer ?
Highland Forest Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Highland Forest Elementary School part of?
Highland Forest Elementary School is part of East Central ISD School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 511 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 94%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

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