Highlands Elementary School
Highlands Elementary School serves 326 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Highlands Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Kansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65-69% (which is higher than the Kansas state average of 33%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 70-74% (which is higher than the Kansas state average of 37%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Kansas state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Kansas state average of 36% (majority Hispanic).
Highlands Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Kansas for:
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highlands Elementary School's student population of 326 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Highlands Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% of all 1,267 schools in Kansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Highlands Elementary School is 0.30, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
State Level (KS)
Overall Testing Rank
#22 out of 1267 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, KS Dept. of Education
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