Highland City Elementary School



Highland City Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Highland City Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 1
K 83
1 55
2 59
3 78
4 75
5 76
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Highland City Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Highland City, FL in the Polk School District. It enrolls 427 students in grades 1st through 12th. Highland City Elementary School is the 1,698th largest public school in Florida and the 28,824th largest nationally. It has 12.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 427
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 33
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 28,824th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Florida: 1,698th out of 2,297
Student/Teacher Rank in Florida: 495th out of 2,205
Full Time Teacher Rank in Florida: 1,601st out of 2,205

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Highland City Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 225
(53%)
37,087
(52%)
 Female 202
(47%)
34,787
(48%)

Highland City Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 281
(66%)
31,934
(44%)
 Hispanic 84
(20%)
21,142
(29%)
 Black 38
(9%)
15,027
(21%)
 Two or More 12
(3%)
2,205
(3%)
 Asian 11
(3%)
1,103
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
87
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
376
(1%)

Highland City Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 208
(49%)
44,877
(62%)
 Not Eligible 178
(42%)
21,318
(30%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 41
(10%)
5,679
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,272 ranked schools in Florida, Highland City Elementary School is ranked 1,566th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Highland City Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (58.3%) is slightly lower than the state average of 61.9%. 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.

Highland City Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 512
2006 609
2007 609
2008 601
2009 470
2010 480
2011 447
2012 427

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.2
2006 14.2
2007 13.5
2008 11.1
2009 12.4
2010 13.3
2011 13.1
2012 12.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.583984375
2006 0.55993431855501
2007 0.51559934318555
2008 0.50083194675541
2009 0.58723404255319
2010 0.58541666666667
2011 0.61968680089485
2012 0.58313817330211

Compare Highland City Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,290.0% 12.9:1
 
1,380.9% 13.8:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 58.3%
 
State Average 61.9%
 

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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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