4510 Lakeland Highlands Rd
Lakeland, FL 33813
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Highlands Grove Elementary School serves 792 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Highlands Grove Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 73% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 59%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 62% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Florida state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Highlands Grove Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Florida for:

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School Overview

Highlands Grove Elementary School's student population of 792 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 51 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
792 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
51 teachers
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School Rankings

Highlands Grove Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 3,628 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Highlands Grove Elementary School is 0.58, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (FL)
Overall Testing Rank
#911 out of 3628 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
73%
59%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
21%
33%
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Black
12%
22%
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White
60%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.58
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
38%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
3%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 792 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 40%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in FL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 73% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 62% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.58 (Top 50%)

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