Highlands Elementary School

  • Highlands Elementary School serves 447 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 21% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 44%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 16% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45%.

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School Overview

  • Highlands Elementary School's student population of 447 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students447 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Highlands Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Highlands Elementary School is 0.32, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.34. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall School Rank#872 out of 1,264 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
44%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Highlands Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Alabama by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
16%
39%
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 Alabama by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio15:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Highlands Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2008-09 school year data.
Asian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Highlands Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Hispanic
6%
7%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Highlands Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
82%
33%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Highlands Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
7%
55%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Highlands Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
5%
2%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Highlands Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Alabama by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
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 AL.
Diversity Score0.320.34
This chart display the diversity score of Highlands Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Alabama by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
61%
47%
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 Alabama by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
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 Alabama by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHuntsville City School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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