Highland Elementary School



Highland Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Highland Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 67
K 189
1 148
2 168
3 155
4 118
5 114
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Highland Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Lake Worth, FL in the Palm Beach School District. It enrolls 959 students in grades 1st through 12th. Highland Elementary School is the 182nd largest public school in Florida and the 1,533rd largest nationally. It has 13.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 959
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 70
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 1,533rd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Florida: 182nd out of 2,297
Student/Teacher Rank in Florida: 798th out of 2,205
Full Time Teacher Rank in Florida: 135th out of 2,205

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Highland Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 483
(50%)
64,850
(51%)
 Female 476
(50%)
61,077
(49%)

Highland Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 660
(69%)
39,184
(31%)
 Black 223
(23%)
36,807
(29%)
 White 46
(5%)
41,831
(33%)
 American Indian 20
(2%)
845
(1%)
 Asian 5
(1%)
3,565
(3%)
 Two or More 5
(1%)
3,522
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
173
(0%)

Highland Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 919
(96%)
67,578
(54%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 25
(3%)
6,550
(5%)
 Not Eligible 15
(2%)
51,799
(41%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,272 ranked schools in Florida, Highland Elementary School is ranked 37th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Highland Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (98.4%) is significantly 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.

Highland Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 808
2006 763
2007 724
2008 701
2009 786
2010 818
2011 896
2012 959

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.6
2006 12.1
2007 12.1
2008 10.7
2009 12.8
2010 12.6
2011 13.2
2012 13.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.94183168316832
2006 0.95281782437746
2007 0.92127071823204
2008 0.92867332382311
2009 0.97328244274809
2010 0.96577017114914
2011 0.9765625
2012 0.98435870698644

Compare Highland Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,370.0% 13.7:1
 
1,380.9% 13.8:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 61.9%
 
This School 98.4%
 

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Public PK - 05 959 13.7:1  
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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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