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 2015-16 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 2014-15 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 2014-15 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%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Highlawn Elementary School's student population of 306 students has declined by 7% 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
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Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
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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 2014-15 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 15:1 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%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Highlawn Elementary School and the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of West Virginia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Highlawn Elementary School and the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of West Virginia by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
2%
2%
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Black
6%
4%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Highlawn Elementary School and the percentage of Black students in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
81%
90%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Highlawn Elementary School and the percentage of White students in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
11%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Highlawn Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in WV.
Diversity Score0.330.12
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/a
22%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Highlawn Elementary School and the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Highlawn Elementary School and the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCabell County s School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, WV Dept. of Education

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