Highline Community Elementary School

  • Highline Community Elementary School serves 533 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 16% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 33%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 22% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 84% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47%.

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School Overview

  • Highline Community Elementary School's student population of 533 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 39 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students533 students
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Total Classroom Teachers39 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Highline Community Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Highline Community Elementary School is 0.62, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.60. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CO)
Overall School Rank#1315 out of 1,704 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
16%
33%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:117:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
57%
34%
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Black
18%
5%
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White
16%
53%
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Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Highline Community Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CO.
Diversity Score0.620.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
75%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Highline Community Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCherry Creek No. 5 in the county of Arapah School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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