Highwood Hills Elementary School

  • Highwood Hills Elementary School serves 281 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20-24% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 60%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Highwood Hills Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Minnesota 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 12:1 is lower than the Minnesota state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).

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School Overview

  • Highwood Hills Elementary School's student population of 281 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 23 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students281 students
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Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Highwood Hills Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,793 schools in Minnesota (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Highwood Hills Elementary School is 0.56, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MN)
Overall Testing Rank#1648 out of 1793 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)20-24%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)20-24%
60%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
2%
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Asian
22%
7%
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Hispanic
11%
9%
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Black
62%
11%
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White
1%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
5%
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Diversity Score0.560.54
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Eligible for Free Lunch
89%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSt. Paul Public School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

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