Highland Lakes Elementary School

  • Highland Lakes Elementary School serves 582 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 74% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 57%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 69% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Florida state average of 61%.

School Overview

  • Highland Lakes Elementary School's student population of 582 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 42 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students582 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Highland Lakes Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers42 teachers
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Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Highland Lakes Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Highland Lakes Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Highland Lakes Elementary School is 0.44, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Overall School Rank#886 out of 3,601 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
74%
57%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Highland Lakes Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Florida by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Highland Lakes Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Florida by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
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Asian
3%
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Highland Lakes Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
15%
32%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Highland Lakes Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
3%
22%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Highland Lakes Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
73%
39%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Highland Lakes Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
6%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Highland Lakes Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Florida by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Highland Lakes Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in FL.
Diversity Score0.440.46
This chart display the diversity score of Highland Lakes Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Florida by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
35%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Highland Lakes Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Florida by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Highland Lakes Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Florida by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePINELLAS School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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