Highland Elementary School



Highland Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Highland Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 3
K 49
1 36
2 51
3 48
4 47
5 40
6 32
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Highland Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Downers Grove, IL in the Downers Grove Gsd 58 School District. It enrolls 306 students in grades 1st through 12th. Highland Elementary School is the 1,736th largest public school in Illinois and the 40,688th largest nationally. It has 16.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 306
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 18.54
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 40,688th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 1,736th out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,765th out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,823rd out of 2,345

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Highland Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 157
(51%)
2,055
(52%)
 Female 149
(49%)
1,890
(48%)

Highland Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 224
(73%)
3,029
(77%)
 Hispanic 43
(14%)
404
(10%)
 Asian 22
(7%)
214
(5%)
 Two or More 10
(3%)
126
(3%)
 Black 7
(2%)
166
(4%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
5
(0%)

Highland Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 271
(89%)
3,604
(91%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 35
(11%)
325
(8%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
16
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, Highland Elementary School is ranked 2,301st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Highland Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (11.4%) is significantly lower than the state average of 54.0%. 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 Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 269
2006 242
2007 230
2008 253
2009 242
2010 278
2011 279
2012 306

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20.1
2006 18.6
2007 20.9
2008 18.7
2009 17.3
2010 19.9
2011 19.1
2012 16.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 N/A
2006 N/A
2007 N/A
2008 N/A
2009 N/A
2010 N/A
2011 0.10394265232975
2012 0.11437908496732

Compare Highland Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,650.0% 16.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 11.4%
 
State Average 54.0%
 
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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