Highline Community Elementary School

  • Highline Community Elementary School serves 540 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 9% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Highline Community Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 86% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Highline Community Elementary School's student population of 540 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 37 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students540 students
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Total Classroom Teachers37 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Highline Community Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,768 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Highline Community Elementary School is 0.63, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank#1634 out of 1768 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
9%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
20%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:117:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
4%
3%
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Hispanic
56%
34%
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Black
19%
5%
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White
14%
53%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score0.630.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
72%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCherry Creek School District No. 5 In The County Of Arapah School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Highline Community Elementary School is Lotus School For Excellence (0.6 miles away)
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