Highland Elementary School



Highland Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Highland Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 30
K 71
1 74
2 80
3 76
4 63
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Highland Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Rifle, CO in the Garfield School District No. Re-2. It enrolls 394 students in grades 1st through 12th. Highland Elementary School is the 599th largest public school in Colorado and the 32,199th largest nationally. It has 14.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 394
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 26.37
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 32,199th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Colorado: 599th out of 1,072
Student/Teacher Rank in Colorado: 252nd out of 1,072
Full Time Teacher Rank in Colorado: 449th out of 1,072

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Highland Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 206
(52%)
1,703
(48%)
 Male 188
(48%)
1,832
(52%)

Highland Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 226
(57%)
1,507
(43%)
 White 159
(40%)
1,906
(54%)
 Two or More 6
(2%)
61
(2%)
 American Indian 2
(1%)
33
(1%)
 Black 1
(0%)
6
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
21
(1%)

Highland Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 219
(56%)
1,401
(40%)
 Not Eligible 137
(35%)
1,765
(50%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 38
(10%)
369
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,057 ranked schools in Colorado, Highland Elementary School is ranked 293rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Highland Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (65.2%) is higher than the state average of 44.3%. 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 School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 505
2006 517
2007 530
2008 534
2009 369
2010 395
2011 396
2012 394

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.3
2006 17.5
2007 19.2
2008 17.1
2009 14.7
2010 16
2011 15.5
2012 14.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.46138613861386
2006 0.47388781431335
2007 0.43396226415094
2008 0.48689138576779
2009 0.55555555555556
2010 0.57721518987342
2011 0.64393939393939
2012 0.65228426395939

Compare Highland Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,490.0% 14.9:1
 
1,598.9% 16.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 44.3%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 65.2%
 

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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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