Highlands Elementary School



Highlands Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Highlands Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 18
K 90
1 92
2 98
3 115
4 94
5 90
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Highlands Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Winter Springs, FL in the Seminole School District. It enrolls 597 students in grades 1st through 12th. Highlands Elementary School is the 1,185th largest public school in Florida and the 13,488th largest nationally. It has 13.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 597
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13:1
Full Time Teachers: 46
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 13,488th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Florida: 1,185th out of 2,297
Student/Teacher Rank in Florida: 524th out of 2,205
Full Time Teacher Rank in Florida: 925th out of 2,205

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Highlands Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 332
(56%)
22,558
(51%)
 Female 265
(44%)
21,442
(49%)

Highlands Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 315
(53%)
23,800
(54%)
 Hispanic 172
(29%)
9,988
(23%)
 Black 64
(11%)
6,526
(15%)
 Two or More 22
(4%)
1,536
(3%)
 Asian 17
(3%)
1,907
(4%)
 American Indian 6
(1%)
100
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
143
(0%)

Highlands Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 290
(49%)
17,212
(39%)
 Not Eligible 230
(39%)
22,741
(52%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 77
(13%)
4,047
(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 1,142nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Highlands Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (61.5%) 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.

Highlands Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 619
2006 492
2007 460
2008 484
2009 457
2010 470
2011 583
2012 597

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.8
2006 11.7
2007 10.8
2008 10.4
2009 10.9
2010 11.5
2011 18.7
2012 13

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.41033925686591
2006 0.44105691056911
2007 0.45217391304348
2008 0.53925619834711
2009 0.61269146608315
2010 0.58510638297872
2011 0.61406518010292
2012 0.61474036850921

Compare Highlands Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,300.0% 13.0:1
 
1,380.9% 13.8:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 61.5%
 
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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