Highland Gardens Elementary School

  • Highland Gardens Elementary School serves 462 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 15-19% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 44%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 10-14% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45%.

Top Placements

Highland Gardens Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

School Overview

  • Highland Gardens Elementary School's student population of 462 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 26 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students462 students
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Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Highland Gardens Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Highland Gardens Elementary School is 0.40, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall School Rank#1164 out of 1,264 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)15-19%
44%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Highland Gardens Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Alabama by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)10-14%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Highland Gardens Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Alabama by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio18:118:1
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
18%
7%
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Black
75%
33%
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White
7%
55%
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Two or more races
n/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Highland Gardens Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Alabama by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Highland Gardens Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AL.
Diversity Score0.400.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
82%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Highland Gardens Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMontgomery County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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