Highlands Elementary School



Highlands Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Highlands Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 35
K 84
1 61
2 67
3 91
4 57
5 70
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Highlands Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Huntsville, AL in the Huntsville City School District. It enrolls 465 students in grades 1st through 12th. Highlands Elementary School is the 400th largest public school in Alabama and the 24,950th largest nationally. It has 13.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 465
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 34.6
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 24,950th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Alabama: 400th out of 789
Student/Teacher Rank in Alabama: 376th out of 783
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alabama: 376th out of 783

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Highlands Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 244
(52%)
8,581
(51%)
 Female 221
(48%)
8,170
(49%)

Highlands Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 426
(92%)
7,011
(42%)
 Two or More 16
(3%)
516
(3%)
 Hispanic 13
(3%)
1,311
(8%)
 White 7
(2%)
7,439
(44%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
341
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
58
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
75
(0%)

Highlands Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 365
(78%)
8,119
(48%)
 Not Eligible 71
(15%)
7,954
(47%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 29
(6%)
678
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 781 ranked schools in Alabama, Highlands Elementary School is ranked 203rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Highlands Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (84.7%) is significantly 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.

Highlands Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 505
2006 521
2007 531
2008 502
2009 496
2010 476
2011 461
2012 465

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.3
2006 17
2007 15.6
2008 14.9
2009 14.1
2010 15.5
2011 15.4
2012 13.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.75049504950495
2006 0.85028790786948
2007 0.77401129943503
2008 0.86653386454183
2009 0.82459677419355
2010 0.85294117647059
2011 0.85249457700651
2012 0.84731182795699

Compare Highlands Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,327.8% 13.3:1
 
1,340.0% 13.4:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 60.8%
 
This School 84.7%
 

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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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