Highlands Elementary School

  • Highlands Elementary School serves 479 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 39% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 57%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 29% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Florida state average of 61%.

School Overview

  • Highlands Elementary School's student population of 479 students has grown by 14% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 35 teachers has grown by 20% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students479 students
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Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Highlands Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Highlands Elementary School is 0.47, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Overall School Rank#3238 out of 3,601 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
57%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
13%
32%
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Black
71%
22%
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White
13%
39%
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Two or more races
3%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis 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 Score0.470.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
73%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
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: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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