Highland Park Elementary School

  • Highland Park Elementary School serves 652 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 95% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 78%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 96% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Texas state average of 72%.

School Overview

  • Highland Park Elementary School's student population of 652 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 39 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2006)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students652 students
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Total Classroom Teachers39 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Highland Park Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Highland Park Elementary School is 0.40, which is less 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall School Rank#190 out of 7,879 schools
(Top 5%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
95%
78%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
96%
72%
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 Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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Asian
4%
4%
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Hispanic
14%
52%
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Black
n/a
13%
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White
76%
28%
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Two or more races
6%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Highland Park Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score0.400.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
3%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
6%
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 Texas by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAustin Isd School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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