Highland Oaks Elementary School

Tel: (626)821-8354
  • Highland Oaks Elementary School serves 680 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 79% (which is higher than the California state average of 37%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 80% (which is higher than the California state average of 48%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Highland Oaks Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the California state level of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 77% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the California state average of 76%.
  • Highland Oaks Elementary School operates within the Arcadia Unified School District.

Top Placements (California)

Highland Oaks Elementary School is Listed among the top public schools in California for:

  • Category Attribute
  • Overall Rank Highest overall rank (Top 5%)
  • Math Proficiency Highest math proficiency (Top 5%)
  • Reading Language/Arts Proficiency Highest reading language/arts proficiency (Top 10%)

School Overview

  • Highland Oaks Elementary School's student population of 680 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 27 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students680 students
Gender %Highland Oaks Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
Students by GradeHighland Oaks Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Highland Oaks Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% of all 9595 schools in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 25:1 has decreased from 26:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Highland Oaks Elementary School is 0.53, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
79%
37%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
80%
48%
Student : Teacher Ratio25:124:1
Asian
64%
11%
Hispanic
10%
54%
Black
2%
6%
White
23%
24%
Two or more races
1%
4%
All Ethnic GroupsHighland Oaks Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.530.41
Eligible for Free Lunch
8%
50%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
9%

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Highland Oaks Elementary School is Arcadia Unified School District, which is ranked within the top 5% of all 983 school districts in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Arcadia Unified School District's student population of 9,523 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $9,626 in this district is less than the state average of $11,049. The district revenue/student has declined by 8% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $13,159 is higher than the state average of $11,340. The district spending/student has declined by 7% over four school years.
    School District NameArcadia Unified School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    11
    4
    Number of Students Managed9,5231,585
    Arcadia Unified School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    77%
    37%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    76%
    48%
    District Total Revenue$93 MM$18 MM
    District Spending$127 MM$18 MM
    District Revenue / Student$9,626$11,049
    District Spending / Student$13,159$11,340
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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