Highlawn Elementary School

  • Highlawn Elementary School serves 306 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 40-44% (which is higher than the West Virginia state average of 33%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 45-49% (which is approximately equal to the West Virginia state average of 46%) for the 2014-2015 school year.
  • Highlawn Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in West Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2014-2015 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the West Virginia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the West Virginia state average of 10%.
  • Highlawn Elementary School operates within the Cabell County s School District.

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School Overview

  • Highlawn Elementary School's student population of 306 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 18 teachers has declined by 18% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students306 students
Highlawn Elementary School Total Students (1989-2016)
Gender %Highlawn Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
Highlawn Elementary School Total Teachers (1989-2016)
Students by GradeHighlawn Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Highlawn Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 646 schools in West Virginia (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2014-2015 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Highlawn Elementary School is 0.33, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.12. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WV)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
33%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (14-15)45-49%
46%
Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
Highlawn Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2016)
Asian
n/a
1%
Highlawn Elementary School Asian Students (2001-2014)
Hispanic
2%
2%
Highlawn Elementary School Black Students (2006-2016)
Black
6%
4%
Highlawn Elementary School Black Students (1992-2016)
White
81%
90%
Highlawn Elementary School White Students (1992-2016)
Two or more races
11%
3%
Highlawn Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsHighlawn Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownWV All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.330.12
Highlawn Elementary School Diversity Score (1991-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunchn/a
22%
Highlawn Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
3%
Highlawn Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Highlawn Elementary School is Cabell County s School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 57 school districts in West Virginia (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Cabell County s School District's student population of 13,022 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $11,211 in this district is less than the state average of $11,801. The district revenue/student has declined by 15% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $12,823 is higher than the state average of $12,722. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    School District NameCabell County s School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    27
    10
    Number of Students Managed13,0223,627
    Cabell County s School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    30%
    33%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (14-15)
    44%
    46%
    District Total Revenue$146 MM$43 MM
    District Spending$166 MM$46 MM
    District Revenue / Student$11,211$11,801
    District Spending / Student$12,823$12,722
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, WV Dept. of Education

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