Highland Hills Elementary School

450 Se 10th St
Hermiston, OR 97838
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Highland Hills Elementary School serves 399 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 51% (which is higher than the Oregon state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 56% (which is higher than the Oregon state average of 54%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Oregon state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 53% 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: 399 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 53%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 51%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 56%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), OR Dept. of Education

School Overview

Highland Hills Elementary School's student population of 399 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
399 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
26 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Highland Hills Elementary School is 0.56, 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.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (OR)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
51%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
56%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
47%
25%
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Black
n/a
2%
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White
47%
60%
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Hawaiian
1%
1%
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Two or more races
4%
7%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.56
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Eligible for Free Lunch
55%
43%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
8%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), OR Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
51% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% OR state average), while 56% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 54% OR state average).
How many students attend Highland Hills Elementary School?
399 students attend Highland Hills Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
47% of Highland Hills Elementary School students are White, 47% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Highland Hills Elementary School?
Highland Hills Elementary School has a student ration of 15:1, which is lower than the Oregon state average of 17:1.
What grades does Highland Hills Elementary School offer ?
Highland Hills Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Highland Hills Elementary School part of?
Highland Hills Elementary School is part of Hermiston SD 8 School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 399 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 53%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 51%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 56%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), OR Dept. of Education

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