Highland Lakes Elementary School



Highland Lakes Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Highland Lakes Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 80
1 80
2 84
3 90
4 100
5 109
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Highland Lakes Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Palm Harbor, FL in the Pinellas School District. It enrolls 543 students in grades 1st through 12th. Highland Lakes Elementary School is the 1,381st largest public school in Florida and the 17,655th largest nationally. It has 14.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 543
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 38
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 17,655th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Florida: 1,381st out of 2,297
Student/Teacher Rank in Florida: 1,083rd out of 2,205
Full Time Teacher Rank in Florida: 1,361st out of 2,205

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Highland Lakes Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 284
(52%)
37,418
(52%)
 Female 259
(48%)
34,659
(48%)

Highland Lakes Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 424
(78%)
41,149
(57%)
 Hispanic 65
(12%)
10,691
(15%)
 Two or More 20
(4%)
3,008
(4%)
 Black 18
(3%)
13,962
(19%)
 Asian 16
(3%)
2,916
(4%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
176
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
175
(0%)

Highland Lakes Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 356
(66%)
29,749
(41%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 150
(28%)
37,527
(52%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 37
(7%)
4,801
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,272 ranked schools in Florida, Highland Lakes Elementary School is ranked 1,751st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Highland Lakes Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (34.4%) is significantly 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 Lakes Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 713
2006 660
2007 618
2008 622
2009 614
2010 625
2011 563
2012 543

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.8
2006 15.7
2007 14.7
2008 13.3
2009 15
2010 14.5
2011 14.6
2012 14.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.19074333800842
2006 0.18787878787879
2007 0.18122977346278
2008 0.21221864951768
2009 0.2785016286645
2010 0.2928
2011 0.3303730017762
2012 0.34438305709024

Compare Highland Lakes Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,380.9% 13.8:1
 
1,430.0% 14.3:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 34.4%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 61.9%
 

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Public KG - 05 543 14.3:1  
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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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