Highlands Elementary School

  • Highlands Elementary School serves 657 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 72% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 57%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 67% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Florida state average of 61%.

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School Overview

  • Highlands Elementary School's student population of 657 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 49 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students657 students
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Total Classroom Teachers49 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Highlands Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Highlands Elementary School is 0.58, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.46. 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#1184 out of 3,601 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
72%
57%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
67%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Highlands Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Florida by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio13:116:1
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Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
29%
32%
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Black
9%
22%
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White
58%
39%
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Two or more races
1%
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 Score0.580.46
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Eligible for Free Lunch
50%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSeminole School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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