Highland Park Elementary School

714 Elmhurst St
Muscle Shoals, AL 35661
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Highland Park Elementary School serves 218 students in grades 1-2. 
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 1-2
  • Enrollment: 218 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 32%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

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School Overview

Highland Park Elementary School's student population of 218 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 13 teachers has declined by 18% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 1-2
Total Students
218 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
13 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Highland Park Elementary School is 0.51, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (AL)
Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
18:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
2%
1%
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Hispanic
10%
10%
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Black
15%
32%
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White
68%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AL.
0.51
This chart display the diversity score of Highland Park Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
27%
44%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Highland Park Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Highland Park Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What schools are Highland Park Elementary School often compared to?
Highland Park Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Webster Elementary School by visitors of our site.
How many students attend Highland Park Elementary School?
218 students attend Highland Park Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
68% of Highland Park Elementary School students are White, 15% of students are Black, 10% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Highland Park Elementary School?
Highland Park Elementary School has a student ration of 17:1, which is lower than the Alabama state average of 18:1.
What grades does Highland Park Elementary School offer ?
Highland Park Elementary School offers enrollment in grades 1-2
What school district is Highland Park Elementary School part of?
Highland Park Elementary School is part of Muscle Shoals City School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 1-2
  • Enrollment: 218 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 32%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

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