Highlands Elementary School



Highlands Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Highlands Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 142
K 179
1 140
2 146
3 150
4 122
5 137
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Highlands Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Kissimmee, FL in the Osceola School District. It enrolls 1,016 students in grades 1st through 12th. Highlands Elementary School is the 151st largest public school in Florida and the 1,111th largest nationally. It has 15.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 1,016
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 64
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 1,111th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Florida: 151st out of 2,297
Student/Teacher Rank in Florida: 1,821st out of 2,205
Full Time Teacher Rank in Florida: 214th out of 2,205

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Highlands Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 512
(50%)
20,318
(51%)
 Female 504
(50%)
19,357
(49%)

Highlands Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 756
(74%)
22,138
(56%)
 Black 118
(12%)
4,461
(11%)
 White 115
(11%)
10,826
(27%)
 Asian 12
(1%)
945
(2%)
 Two or More 7
(1%)
1,079
(3%)
 American Indian 5
(0%)
177
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(0%)
49
(0%)

Highlands Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 766
(75%)
25,306
(64%)
 Not Eligible 192
(19%)
10,963
(28%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 58
(6%)
3,406
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,272 ranked schools in Florida, Highlands Elementary School is ranked 77th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Highlands Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (81.1%) is higher than the state average of 61.9%. 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 880
2006 770
2007 783
2008 739
2009 724
2010 745
2011 967
2012 1016

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.9
2006 15.4
2007 16.7
2008 15.3
2009 14.5
2010 15.5
2011 15.6
2012 15.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.81704545454545
2006 0.84935064935065
2007 0.8978288633461
2008 0.92692828146143
2009 0.90469613259669
2010 0.86040268456376
2011 0.74560496380558
2012 0.81102362204724

Compare Highlands Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,380.9% 13.8:1
 
1,590.0% 15.9:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 61.9%
 
This School 81.1%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Highlands Elementary School
Kissimmee, FL
Public PK - 05 1,016 15.9:1  
Shady Oaks Private School
Kissimmee, FL
Private PK - 05 122 9:1 1 miles
Holy Redeemer Catholic School
Kissimmee, FL
Private PK - 08 282 12:1 1 miles
Ucp Osceola Child Development
Kissimmee, FL
Public PK - PK 66 3.9:1 1 miles
North Kissimmee Christian School
Kissimmee, FL
Private PK - 12 143 9:1 1 miles
Central Avenue Elementary School
Kissimmee, FL
Public PK - 05 734 16:1 1 miles
First United Methodist School
Kissimmee, FL
Private PK - 05 222 9:1 2 miles
Osceola Christian Preparatory School
Kissimmee, FL
Private KG - 12 78 7:1 2 miles
Trinity Lutheran School
Kissimmee, FL
Private PK - 08 139 12:1 2 miles
Faith Harvest Christian Academy
Kissimmee, FL
Private KG - 12 64 13:1 2 miles
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Public PK - 05 845 16.6:1 2 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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