Highlands Elementary



Highlands Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Highlands Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 96
1 125
2 75
3 100
4 99
5 120
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Highlands Elementary is a public elementary school located in Pittsburg, CA in the Pittsburg Unf School District. It enrolls 615 students in grades 1st through 12th. Highlands Elementary is the 2,103rd largest public school in California and the 12,284th largest nationally. It has 24.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 615
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 24.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 25
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 12,284th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 2,103rd out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 3,219th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 2,012th out of 6,159

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Highlands Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 321
(52%)
3,815
(51%)
 Female 294
(48%)
3,602
(49%)

Highlands Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 358
(58%)
4,657
(63%)
 Black 113
(18%)
1,406
(19%)
 White 53
(9%)
421
(6%)
 Asian 47
(8%)
621
(8%)
 Two or More 36
(6%)
171
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 8
(1%)
125
(2%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
16
(0%)

Highlands Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 432
(70%)
5,230
(71%)
 Not Eligible 112
(18%)
1,110
(15%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 71
(12%)
1,077
(15%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Highlands Elementary is ranked 1,243rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Highlands Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (81.8%) is higher than the state average of 58.5%. 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 Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 626
2006 632
2007 605
2008 648
2009 643
2010 624
2011 630
2012 615

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.4
2006 16.5
2007 15.1
2008 19.6
2009 22.6
2010 N/A
2011 23.8
2012 24.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.80990415335463
2006 0.81487341772152
2007 0.85785123966942
2008 0.71759259259259
2009 0.74183514774495
2010 0.81410256410256
2011 0.038095238095238
2012 0.81788617886179

Compare Highlands Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,460.0% 24.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 
This School 81.8%
 

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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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