2037 N Elinor St
Appleton, WI 54914
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Highlands Elementary School serves 584 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Highlands Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Wisconsin for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30% (which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 43%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 22% (which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 41%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Wisconsin state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 30% (majority Hispanic and Black).

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School Overview

Highlands Elementary School's student population of 584 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 46 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
584 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
46 teachers
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School Rankings

Highlands Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,025 schools in Wisconsin (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Highlands Elementary School is 0.63, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.49. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (WI)
Overall Testing Rank
#1661 out of 2025 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
43%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
25%
4%
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Hispanic
14%
12%
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Black
4%
9%
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White
54%
70%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.63
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
46%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WI Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Students: 584 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 46%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in WI
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 22% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.63 (Top 20%)

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