Highlands Elementary



Highlands Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Highlands Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 112
1 96
2 110
3 98
4 89
5 88
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Highlands Elementary is a public elementary school located in San Mateo, CA in the San Mateo-Foster City School District. It enrolls 593 students in grades 1st through 12th. Highlands Elementary is the 2,296th largest public school in California and the 13,788th largest nationally. It has 23.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 593
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 23.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 25
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 13,788th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 2,296th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 2,635th 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

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  School District
 Female 304
(51%)
5,541
(48%)
 Male 289
(49%)
5,909
(52%)

Highlands Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 247
(42%)
3,249
(28%)
 Hispanic 145
(24%)
3,885
(34%)
 Asian 124
(21%)
3,024
(26%)
 Two or More 62
(10%)
736
(6%)
 Pacific Islander 8
(1%)
339
(3%)
 Black 7
(1%)
202
(2%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
15
(0%)

Highlands Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 474
(80%)
7,888
(69%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 105
(18%)
3,021
(26%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 14
(2%)
541
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Highlands Elementary is ranked 4,572nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Highlands Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (20.1%) is significantly lower than the state average of 58.5%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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 385
2006 377
2007 363
2008 451
2009 515
2010 549
2011 577
2012 593

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.9
2006 18.8
2007 16.5
2008 20
2009 20.2
2010 N/A
2011 25
2012 23.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.17142857142857
2006 0.15915119363395
2007 0.16253443526171
2008 0.21286031042129
2009 0.20194174757282
2010 0.19672131147541
2011
2012 0.20067453625632

Compare Highlands Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,370.0% 23.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 20.1%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 

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Public KG - 05 593 23.7:1  
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Private KG - 08 614 28:1 3 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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