Highland Gardens Elementary School



Highland Gardens Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Highland Gardens Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 73
1 91
2 81
3 78
4 73
5 67
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Highland Gardens Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Montgomery, AL in the Montgomery County School District. It enrolls 463 students in grades 1st through 12th. Highland Gardens Elementary School is the 404th largest public school in Alabama and the 25,165th largest nationally. It has 14.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 463
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14:1
Full Time Teachers: 33
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 25,165th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Alabama: 404th out of 789
Student/Teacher Rank in Alabama: 464th out of 783
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alabama: 415th out of 783

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Highland Gardens Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 243
(52%)
11,938
(51%)
 Female 220
(48%)
11,384
(49%)

Highland Gardens Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 355
(77%)
17,742
(76%)
 Hispanic 57
(12%)
1,229
(5%)
 White 39
(8%)
3,237
(14%)
 Two or More 10
(2%)
339
(1%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
752
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
7
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
16
(0%)

Highland Gardens Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 423
(91%)
15,779
(68%)
 Not Eligible 29
(6%)
6,229
(27%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 11
(2%)
1,314
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 781 ranked schools in Alabama, Highland Gardens Elementary School is ranked 149th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Highland Gardens Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (93.7%) 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.

Highland Gardens Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 572
2006 554
2007 534
2008 596
2009 569
2010 520
2011 513
2012 463

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.1
2006 14.8
2007 14.6
2008 16.3
2009 N/A
2010 14.9
2011 14.7
2012 14

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.9493006993007
2006 0.93682310469314
2007 0.9625468164794
2008 0.96308724832215
2009 0.96485061511424
2010 0.97307692307692
2011 0.95711500974659
2012 0.93736501079914

Compare Highland Gardens Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,327.8% 13.3:1
 
1,400.0% 14.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 60.8%
 
This School 93.7%
 

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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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