2549 1st Avenue
Huntington, WV 25703
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Highlawn Elementary School serves 295 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Highlawn Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in West Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (which is higher than the West Virginia state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is lower than the West Virginia state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the West Virginia state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the West Virginia state average of 10% (majority Black and Hispanic).

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Highlawn Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in West Virginia for:

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School Overview

Highlawn Elementary School's student population of 295 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
295 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
18 teachers
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School Rankings

Highlawn Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 638 schools in West Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Highlawn Elementary School is 0.41, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.19. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (WV)
Overall Testing Rank
#323 out of 638 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
38%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(17-18)
35-39%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
1%
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Hispanic
3%
2%
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Black
9%
4%
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White
76%
90%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
10%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
77%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
8%
8%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WV Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 295 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 24%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in WV
  • Math Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.41 (Top 10%)

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