Highlands Elementary School



Highlands Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Highlands Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 1
K 82
1 81
2 73
3 76
4 82
5 77
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Highlands Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Vero Beach, FL in the Indian River School District. It enrolls 472 students in grades 1st through 12th. Highlands Elementary School is the 1,574th largest public school in Florida and the 24,202nd largest nationally. It has 14.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 472
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 32
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 24,202nd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Florida: 1,574th out of 2,297
Student/Teacher Rank in Florida: 1,347th out of 2,205
Full Time Teacher Rank in Florida: 1,637th out of 2,205

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Highlands Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 247
(52%)
6,067
(48%)
 Male 225
(48%)
6,559
(52%)

Highlands Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 181
(38%)
6,964
(55%)
 Black 173
(37%)
2,166
(17%)
 Hispanic 89
(19%)
2,823
(22%)
 Two or More 19
(4%)
425
(3%)
 Asian 8
(2%)
181
(1%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
51
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
16
(0%)

Highlands Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 380
(81%)
6,897
(55%)
 Not Eligible 63
(13%)
4,879
(39%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 29
(6%)
850
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,272 ranked schools in Florida, Highlands Elementary School is ranked 987th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Highlands Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (86.7%) 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.

Highlands Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 458
2006 572
2007 549
2008 456
2009 411
2010 454
2011 467
2012 472

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.1
2006 15.9
2007 14.8
2008 12.8
2009 12.8
2010 14.2
2011 14.8
2012 14.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.53493449781659
2006 0.52972027972028
2007 0.60473588342441
2008 0.69517543859649
2009 0.79805352798054
2010 0.87665198237885
2011 0.83083511777302
2012 0.86652542372881

Compare Highlands Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,380.9% 13.8:1
 
1,480.0% 14.8:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 61.9%
 
This School 86.7%
 

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Public PK - 05 472 14.8:1  
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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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