Highlands Elementary School



Highlands Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Highlands Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 44
1 71
2 62
3 63
4 61
5 49
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Highlands Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Wilmington, DE in the Red Clay Consolidated School District. It enrolls 350 students in grades 1st through 12th. Highlands Elementary School is the 97th largest public school in Delaware and the 36,671st largest nationally. It has 11.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 350
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 30
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 36,671st out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Delaware: 97th out of 123
Student/Teacher Rank in Delaware: 22nd out of 122
Full Time Teacher Rank in Delaware: 85th out of 122

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Highlands Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 175
(50%)
6,673
(50%)
 Female 175
(50%)
6,722
(50%)

Highlands Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 172
(49%)
2,858
(21%)
 Hispanic 123
(35%)
3,459
(26%)
 White 39
(11%)
6,144
(46%)
 Two or More 10
(3%)
173
(1%)
 Asian 5
(1%)
734
(5%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
23
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
4
(0%)

Highlands Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 274
(78%)
6,362
(47%)
 Not Eligible 55
(16%)
6,455
(48%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 21
(6%)
578
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 123 ranked schools in Delaware, Highlands Elementary School is ranked 50th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Highlands Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (84.3%) is significantly higher than the state average of 54.7%. 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 School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 400
2006 388
2007 371
2008 337
2009 329
2010 330
2011 367
2012 350

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.8
2006 16.9
2007 17.7
2008 16.8
2009 13.4
2010 10.6
2011 13.1
2012 11.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.5025
2006 0.58247422680412
2007 0.60916442048518
2008 0.71810089020772
2009 0.75379939209726
2010 0.82424242424242
2011 0.84741144414169
2012 0.84285714285714

Compare Highlands Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,170.0% 11.7:1
 
1,291.2% 12.9:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 54.7%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 84.3%
 

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Highlands Elementary School
Wilmington, DE
Public KG - 05 350 11.7:1  
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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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