Highlands Elementary School

Highlands Elementary School serves 383 students in grades KG - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the DE average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 53%.
Highlands Elementary School operates within the Red Clay Consolidated School District.

School Overview

The student population of 383 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 383 students
Highlands Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Highlands Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 27 teachers
Highlands Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Highlands Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.59 is more than the state average of 0.52. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (DE) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 15:1
Highlands Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Asian
1%
4%
Highlands Elementary School Asian Students (1990-2014)
Hispanic
31%
15%
Highlands Elementary School Black Students (1990-2014)
Black
55%
31%
Highlands Elementary School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
11%
47%
Highlands Elementary School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Highlands Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.59 0.52
Highlands Elementary School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
68%
39%
Highlands Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a n/a
Highlands Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

Red Clay Consolidated School District's student population of 16,538 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $14,538 is higher than the state average of $7,010. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $14,021 is higher than the state average of $7,367. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Red Clay Consolidated School District
Number of Schools
Managed
27
1
Number of Students Managed 16,538 970
Red Clay Consolidated   School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $228 MM $8 MM
Red Clay Consolidated   School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $220 MM $9 MM
Red Clay Consolidated   School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $14,538 $7,010
Red Clay Consolidated   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $14,021 $7,367
Red Clay Consolidated   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, DE Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is First State School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Dupont (alexis I.) Middle School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Warner Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
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  • WilmingtonWarner Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 558 students
    0.9 miles
    801 West 18th St
    WilmingtonDE 19802
    (302)651-2740
    0.9KG-5558
  • WilmingtonLewis (william C.) Dual Language Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 467 students
    1 miles
    920 North Van Buren St
    WilmingtonDE 19806
    (302)651-2695
    1KG-5467
  • WilmingtonDupont (alexis I.) Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 486 students
    1.1 miles
    3130 Kennett Pk
    WilmingtonDE 19807
    (302)651-2690
    1.16-8486
  • WilmingtonFirst State SchoolAlternative School
    Grades: KG-12 | 21 students
    1.1 miles
    501 West 14th St
    WilmingtonDE 19899
    (302)428-5845
    1.1KG-1221
  • WilmingtonOdyssey Charter SchoolCharter School
    Grades: KG-6 | 702 students
    1.1 miles
    201 Bayard Ave
    WilmingtonDE 19805
    (302)655-5760
    1.1KG-6702

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