Highlands Elementary School

  • Highlands Elementary School serves 368 students in grades KG-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the DE average of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 90% 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 368 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 368 students
Highlands Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Highlands Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 29 teachers
Highlands Elementary School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Highlands Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.61 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 13:1 14:1
Highlands Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Asian
1%
4%
Highlands Elementary School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
31%
15%
Highlands Elementary School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
54%
31%
Highlands Elementary School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
10%
47%
Highlands Elementary School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Highlands Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
4%
3%
Highlands Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Highlands Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown DE All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.61 0.52
Highlands Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
65%
37%
Highlands Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2015)
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 16,146 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $15,621 is higher than the state average of $10,798. The district revenue/student has grown by 9% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $16,379 is higher than the state average of $10,466. The district spending/student has grown by 12% over four years.
School District Name Red Clay Consolidated School District
Number of Schools
Managed
26
1
Number of Students Managed 16,146 933
Red Clay Consolidated School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $258 MM $10 MM
Red Clay Consolidated School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $271 MM $10 MM
Red Clay Consolidated School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $15,621 $10,798
Red Clay Consolidated School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $16,379 $10,466
Red Clay Consolidated School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, DE Dept. of Education

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