Highland Elementary



Highland Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Highland Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 86
1 84
2 87
3 85
4 56
5 58
6 61
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Highland Elementary is a public elementary school located in Richmond, CA in the West Contra Costa Unf School District. It enrolls 517 students in grades 1st through 12th. Highland Elementary is the 3,141st largest public school in California and the 19,987th largest nationally. It has 27.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 517
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 27.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 19
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 19,987th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 3,141st out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 4,701st out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 3,706th out of 6,159

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Highland Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 271
(52%)
9,888
(51%)
 Female 246
(48%)
9,418
(49%)

Highland Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 286
(55%)
9,872
(51%)
 Black 129
(25%)
3,766
(20%)
 Asian 67
(13%)
2,983
(15%)
 White 26
(5%)
2,286
(12%)
 Two or More 6
(1%)
232
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(1%)
132
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
35
(0%)

Highland Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 374
(72%)
12,443
(64%)
 Not Eligible 73
(14%)
5,618
(29%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 70
(14%)
1,245
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Highland Elementary is ranked 1,620th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Highland Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (85.9%) 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.

Highland Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 629
2006 557
2007 522
2008 525
2009 493
2010 539
2011 476
2012 517

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20.4
2006 18.2
2007 17.2
2008 19.7
2009 19.6
2010 N/A
2011 22.7
2012 27.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.74880763116057
2006 0.83482944344704
2007 0.79693486590038
2008 0.78285714285714
2009 0.82961460446247
2010 0.76623376623377
2011
2012 0.85880077369439

Compare Highland Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,720.0% 27.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 
This School 85.9%
 

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Public KG - 06 517 27.2:1  
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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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