Highland Elementary School



Highland Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Highland Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 33
1 32
2 23
3 27
4 26
5 29
6 27
7 17
8 23
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Highland Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Gadsden, AL in the Etowah County School District. It enrolls 237 students in grades 1st through 12th. Highland Elementary School is the 703rd largest public school in Alabama and the 46,038th largest nationally. It has 9.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 237
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 9.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 25.55
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 46,038th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Alabama: 703rd out of 789
Student/Teacher Rank in Alabama: 24th out of 783
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alabama: 578th out of 783

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Highland Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 128
(54%)
3,120
(50%)
 Female 109
(46%)
3,088
(50%)

Highland Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 230
(97%)
5,715
(92%)
 Hispanic 3
(1%)
199
(3%)
 Two or More 2
(1%)
34
(1%)
 Black 1
(0%)
185
(3%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
15
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
58
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
2
(0%)

Highland Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 152
(64%)
2,781
(45%)
 Not Eligible 53
(22%)
2,728
(44%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 32
(14%)
699
(11%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 781 ranked schools in Alabama, Highland Elementary School is ranked 596th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Highland Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (77.6%) is higher than the state average of 60.8%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Highland Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 295
2006 271
2007 262
2008 271
2009 258
2010 244
2011 243
2012 237

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14
2006 13.6
2007 12.7
2008 14.6
2009 10.8
2010 10.4
2011 11.2
2012 9.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.63728813559322
2006 0.62730627306273
2007 0.59541984732824
2008 0.65313653136531
2009 0.71705426356589
2010 0.70901639344262
2011 0.80246913580247
2012 0.77637130801688

Compare Highland Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
930.0% 9.3:1
 
1,327.8% 13.3:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 60.8%
 
This School 77.6%
 

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Highland Elementary School
Gadsden, AL
Public KG - 09 237 9.3:1  
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Public KG - 06 240 13:1 5 miles
St James Catholic School
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Private PK - 08 113 8:1 5 miles
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Private PK - KG 95 6:1 6 miles
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Public 06 - 09 534 13.7:1 6 miles
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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