Highland Park Elementary School

1212 5th St Sw
Roanoke, VA 24016
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
6/
10
Top 50%
Highland Park Elementary School serves 355 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Highland Park Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 80-84% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 75-79% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Virginia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Highland Park Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Virginia for:

School Overview

Highland Park Elementary School's student population of 355 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students355 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

Highland Park Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,791 schools in Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Highland Park Elementary School is 0.60, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (VA)
Overall Testing Rank
#769 out of 1791 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
80-84%
72%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
75-79%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
4%
16%
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Black
42%
22%
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White
47%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
6%
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Diversity Score
0.600.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
4%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRoanoke City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Highland Park Elementary School is Patrick Henry High School (1.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Addison Aerospace Magnet Middle School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Wasena Elementary School (1.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Roanoke Wasena Elementary School Math: 80-84% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 224 students
    1.0 miles
    1125 Sherwood Ave Sw
    Roanoke, VA 24015
    (540) 853-2914
    1 PK-5 224
  • Roanoke Hurt Park Elementary School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 365 students
    1.2 miles
    1525 Salem Ave Sw
    Roanoke, VA 24016
    (540) 853-2986
    1.2 PK-5 365
  • Roanoke Crystal Spring Elementary School Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Grades: PK-5 | 344 students
    1.3 miles
    2620 Carolina Ave Sw
    Roanoke, VA 24014
    (540) 853-2976
    1.3 PK-5 344
  • Roanoke Addison Aerospace Magnet Middle School Math: 57% | Reading: 67%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 609 students
    1.4 miles
    1220 5th Street Nw
    Roanoke, VA 24016
    (540) 853-2681
    1.4 6-8 609
  • Roanoke Stonewall Jackson Middle School Math: 72% | Reading: 73%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 571 students
    1.4 miles
    1004 Montrose Ave Se
    Roanoke, VA 24013
    (540) 853-6040
    1.4 6-8 571

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