North Highland Elementary School

2021 29th Ave N
Bessemer, AL 35023
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
North Highland Elementary School serves 318 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
North Highland Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 68% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

North Highland Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

School Overview

North Highland Elementary School's student population of 318 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students318 students
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Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
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School Rankings

North Highland Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,263 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of North Highland Elementary School is 0.58, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#873 out of 1263 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:117:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
9%
8%
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Black
56%
33%
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White
32%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.580.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
64%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJefferson County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to North Highland Elementary School is Hueytown High School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Hueytown Middle School (0.9 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Bessemer Hueytown Middle School Math: 15% | Reading: 30%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 845 students
    0.9 miles
    701 Sunrise Blvd
    Bessemer, AL 35023
    (205) 379-5150
    0.9 6-8 845
  • Bessemer Hueytown Elementary School Math: 37% | Reading: 38%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 936 students
    1.2 miles
    112 Forest Rd
    Bessemer, AL 35023
    (205) 379-4100
    1.2 PK-5 936
  • Bessemer Hueytown High School Math: 23% | Reading: 26%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,127 student
    1.4 miles
    4881 15th Street Road
    Bessemer, AL 35023
    (205) 379-4150
    1.4 9-12 1,127
  • Bessemer Abrams Elementary School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 301 students
    1.6 miles
    1200 23rd Street N
    Bessemer, AL 35020
    (205) 432-3100
    1.6 PK-5 301
  • Bessemer Brighton School Math: 21% | Reading: 24%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 412 students
    2.1 miles
    3400 Brown Cir
    Bessemer, AL 35020
    (205) 379-2650
    2.1 PK-8 412

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