Highlands Elementary School



Highlands Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Highlands Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 1
K 30
1 43
2 45
3 55
4 47
5 34
6 51
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Highlands Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Boise, ID in the Boise Independent School District. It enrolls 306 students in grades 1st through 12th. Highlands Elementary School is the 249th largest public school in Idaho and the 40,688th largest nationally. It has 17.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 306
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 17.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 40,688th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Idaho: 249th out of 399
Student/Teacher Rank in Idaho: 117th out of 391
Full Time Teacher Rank in Idaho: 220th out of 391

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Highlands Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 176
(58%)
7,188
(49%)
 Male 130
(42%)
7,565
(51%)

Highlands Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 277
(91%)
11,484
(78%)
 Two or More 12
(4%)
370
(3%)
 Hispanic 11
(4%)
1,759
(12%)
 Asian 5
(2%)
588
(4%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
74
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
94
(1%)
 Black 0
(0%)
384
(3%)

Highlands Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 284
(93%)
8,335
(56%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 20
(7%)
5,772
(39%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 2
(1%)
646
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 384 ranked schools in Idaho, Highlands Elementary School is ranked 365th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Highlands Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (7.2%) is significantly lower than the state average of 51.4%. 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 289
2006 309
2007 317
2008 320
2009 327
2010 316
2011 315
2012 306

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.9
2006 18.3
2007 19.1
2008 18.6
2009 18.6
2010 16.1
2011 16.9
2012 17.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.055363321799308
2006 0.051779935275081
2007 0.031545741324921
2008 0.025
2009 0.048929663608563
2010 0.063291139240506
2011 0.082539682539683
2012 0.071895424836601

Compare Highlands Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,750.0% 17.5:1
 
1,876.4% 18.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 7.2%
 
State Average 51.4%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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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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