Highland Park Elementary School

1212 5th St Sw
Roanoke, VA 24016
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 50%
Serving 376 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Highland Park Elementary School ranks in the top 50% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55-59% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 54%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65-69% (which is approximately equal to the Virginia state average of 69%).
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Virginia state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Virginia state average of 54% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 376 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 55%
  • : Top 50% in VA
  • : 55-59% (Top 50%)
  • : 65-69% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Highland Park Elementary School's student population of 376 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
376 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
25 teachers
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School Rankings

Highland Park Elementary School ranks within the top 50% of all 1,792 schools in Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Highland Park Elementary School is 0.66, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (VA)
#868 out of 1792 schools
(Top 50%)
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55-59%
54%
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65-69%
69%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Highland Park Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Virginia by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
14:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
9%
18%
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Black
36%
22%
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White
45%
46%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
9%
7%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.66
This chart display the diversity score of Highland Park Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Virginia by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
96%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
4%
6%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Highland Park Elementary School's ranking?
Highland Park Elementary School is ranked #868 out of 1,792 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Virginia.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
55-59% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 54% VA state average), while 65-69% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 69% VA state average).
How many students attend Highland Park Elementary School?
376 students attend Highland Park Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
45% of Highland Park Elementary School students are White, 36% of students are Black, 9% of students are Hispanic, 9% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Highland Park Elementary School?
Highland Park Elementary School has a student ration of 15:1, which is higher than the Virginia state average of 14:1.
What grades does Highland Park Elementary School offer ?
Highland Park Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Highland Park Elementary School part of?
Highland Park Elementary School is part of Roanoke City PBLC Schs School District.
In what neighborhood is Highland Park Elementary School located?
Highland Park Elementary School is located in the Old Southwest neighborhood of Roanoke, VA.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 376 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 55%
  • : Top 50%
  • : 55-59% (Top 50%)
  • : 65-69% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VA Dept. of Education

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