Highlands Elementary



Highlands Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Highlands Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 46
1 68
2 58
3 69
4 68
5 68
6 73
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Highlands Elementary is a public elementary school located in Saugus, CA in the Saugus Union School District. It enrolls 450 students in grades 1st through 12th. Highlands Elementary is the 3,867th largest public school in California and the 26,439th largest nationally. It has 26.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 450
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 26.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 17
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 26,439th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 3,867th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 4,329th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 4,282nd out of 6,159

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Highlands Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 239
(53%)
5,271
(52%)
 Female 211
(47%)
4,907
(48%)

Highlands Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 241
(54%)
5,237
(51%)
 Hispanic 159
(35%)
2,916
(29%)
 Asian 30
(7%)
1,429
(14%)
 Black 12
(3%)
382
(4%)
 Two or More 7
(2%)
158
(2%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
31
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
25
(0%)

Highlands Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 325
(72%)
8,072
(79%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 94
(21%)
1,614
(16%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 31
(7%)
492
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Highlands Elementary is ranked 4,512th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Highlands Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (27.8%) 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 703
2006 660
2007 620
2008 636
2009 609
2010 550
2011 519
2012 450

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.7
2006 18.3
2007 16.8
2008 19.9
2009 21
2010 N/A
2011 22.6
2012 26.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.093883357041252
2006 0.12878787878788
2007 0.11290322580645
2008 0.13050314465409
2009 0.19540229885057
2010 0.2
2011 0.048169556840077
2012 0.27777777777778

Compare Highlands Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,650.0% 26.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 27.8%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 

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Public KG - 06 450 26.5:1  
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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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