Highlands Elementary School

  • Highlands Elementary School serves 654 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 71% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 78%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 57% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72%.

School Overview

  • Highlands Elementary School's student population of 654 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 41 teachers has grown by 36% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students654 students
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Total Classroom Teachers41 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Highlands Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Highlands Elementary School is 0.55, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.00. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall School Rank#5998 out of 7,879 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
71%
78%
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 Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
72%
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 Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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Asian
n/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Highlands Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Hispanic
53%
52%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Highlands Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
42%
13%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Highlands Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
4%
28%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Highlands Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
1%
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 Texas 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 TX.
Diversity Score0.55n/a
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Eligible for Free Lunch
68%
53%
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 Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
6%
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 Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCedar Hill Isd School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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