Highlands Grove Elementary School

4510 Lakeland Highlands Rd
Lakeland, FL 33813
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
9/
10
Top 20%
Highlands Grove Elementary School serves 792 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Highlands Grove Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 82% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 70% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the Florida state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Highlands Grove Elementary School's student population of 792 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 51 teachers has grown by 13% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students792 students
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Total Classroom Teachers51 teachers
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School Comparison

Highlands Grove Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 3,633 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Overall Testing Rank
#439 out of 3633 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
82%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
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American Indian
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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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Diversity Score
0.580.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
38%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
3%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePolk School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Highlands Grove Elementary School is George W. Jenkins Senior High School (1.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Lakeland Highlands Middle School (1.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Carlton Palmore Elementary School (1.7 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Lakeland George W. Jenkins Senior High School Math: 48% | Reading: 53%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,338 students
    1.0 miles
    6000 Lakeland Highlands Rd
    Lakeland, FL 33813
    (863) 648-3566
    1 9-12 2,338
  • Lakeland Carlton Palmore Elementary School Math: 59% | Reading: 53%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 446 students
    1.7 miles
    3725 Clevelnd Hts Blvd
    Lakeland, FL 33803
    (863) 648-3510
    1.7 PK-5 446
  • Lakeland Lakeland Highlands Middle School Math: 58% | Reading: 53%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,226 student
    1.8 miles
    740 Lake Miriam Dr
    Lakeland, FL 33813
    (863) 648-3500
    1.8 6-8 1,226
  • Lakeland Maynard A Traviss Technical College Vocational School
    Math: 21-39% | Reading: 21-39%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-12 | 236 students
    2.0 miles
    3225 Winter Lake Rd
    Lakeland, FL 33803
    (863) 499-2700
    2 6-12 236
  • Lakeland South Mckeel Academy Charter School
    Math: 87% | Reading: 79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: PK-8 | 1,195 student
    2.0 miles
    2222 Edgewood Dr S
    Lakeland, FL 33803
    (863) 510-0044
    2 PK-8 1,195

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