Highlands Elementary School

  • Highlands Elementary School serves 457 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Highlands Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic and Black).

School Overview

  • Highlands Elementary School's student population of 457 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 33 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students457 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Highlands Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Highlands Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,633 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Highlands Elementary School is 0.41, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Overall Testing Rank#3297 out of 3633 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
9%
33%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Highlands Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
76%
22%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Highlands Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
11%
38%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Highlands Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Highlands Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in FL.
Diversity Score0.410.70
This chart display the diversity score of Highlands Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
76%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Highlands Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Highlands Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Florida by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDuval School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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