Highlands Elementary School

  • Highlands Elementary School serves 589 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 32% (which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 43%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 36% (which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 45%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Wisconsin state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 30%.

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School Overview

  • Highlands Elementary School's student population of 589 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 45 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students589 students
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Total Classroom Teachers45 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Highlands Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Highlands Elementary School is 0.61, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.28. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WI)
Overall School Rank#1434 out of 2,027 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
43%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
45%
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 Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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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 Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Asian
25%
4%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Highlands Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
14%
12%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Highlands Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
3%
9%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Highlands Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
56%
70%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Highlands Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
2%
3%
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 WI.
Diversity Score0.610.28
This chart display the diversity score of Highlands Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
48%
33%
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 Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
4%
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 Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAppleton Area School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, WI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Appleton Lincoln Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 372 students
    0.7 miles
    1000 N Mason St
    Appleton, WI 54914
    (920)832-6270
    0.7 PK-6 372
  • Appleton Appleton Technical Academy Vocational School
    Charter School
    Grades: 9-12 | 69 students
    0.8 miles
    610 N Badger Ave
    Appleton, WI 54914
    (920)832-6234
    0.8 9-12 69
  • Appleton Renaissance School Charter School
    Grades: 9-12 | 175 students
    0.9 miles
    610 N Badger Ave
    Appleton, WI 54914
    (920)832-5708
    0.9 9-12 175
  • Appleton West High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1082 students
    0.9 miles
    610 N Badger Ave
    Appleton, WI 54914
    (920)832-6219
    0.9 9-12 1082
  • Appleton Houdini Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 613 students
    1.1 miles
    2305 W Capitol Dr
    Appleton, WI 54914
    (920)832-4608
    1.1 PK-6 613

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