Highland Meadows Elementary School

8939 Whitewing Ln
Dallas, TX 75238
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Highland Meadows Elementary School serves 760 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Highland Meadows 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 top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 42% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Highland Meadows Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

School Overview

Highland Meadows Elementary School's student population of 760 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 43 teachers has declined by 18% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students760 students
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Total Classroom Teachers43 teachers
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School Comparison

Highland Meadows Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 7,999 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Highland Meadows Elementary School is 0.40, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall Testing Rank
#4078 out of 7999 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
75%
52%
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Black
21%
13%
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White
1%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.400.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
96%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDallas Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Highland Meadows Elementary School is Lake Highlands High School (2.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Lake Highlands J High School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Martha Turner Reilly Elementary School (1.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Dallas Martha Turner Reilly Elementary School Math: 56% | Reading: 49%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 581 students
    1.0 miles
    11230 Lippitt Ave
    Dallas, TX 75218
    (972) 749-7800
    1 PK-5 581
  • Dallas Lake Highlands Elementary School Math: 58% | Reading: 58%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-6 | 756 students
    1.3 miles
    9501 Ferndale Rd
    Dallas, TX 75238
    (469) 593-2100
    1.3 PK-6 756
  • Dallas Lake Highlands J High School Math: 52% | Reading: 51%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 808 students
    1.3 miles
    10301 Walnut Hill Ln
    Dallas, TX 75238
    (469) 593-1600
    1.3 7-8 808
  • Dallas Robert T Hill Middle School Math: 43% | Reading: 32%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 894 students
    1.3 miles
    505 Easton Rd
    Dallas, TX 75218
    (972) 502-5700
    1.3 6-8 894
  • Dallas Wallace Elementary School Math: 52% | Reading: 44%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 809 students
    1.4 miles
    9921 Kirkhaven Dr
    Dallas, TX 75238
    (469) 593-2600
    1.4 PK-6 809

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