Highland Elementary School



Highland Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Highland Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 71
1 74
2 73
3 92
4 67
5 67
6 72
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Highland Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Elgin, IL in the School District U-46. It enrolls 516 students in grades 1st through 12th. Highland Elementary School is the 668th largest public school in Illinois and the 20,076th largest nationally. It has 18.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 516
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 28.47
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 20,076th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 668th out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 2,044th out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,110th out of 2,345

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Highland Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 272
(53%)
11,482
(52%)
 Female 244
(47%)
10,658
(48%)

Highland Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 384
(74%)
11,737
(53%)
 White 64
(12%)
6,299
(28%)
 Black 34
(7%)
1,393
(6%)
 Two or More 17
(3%)
547
(2%)
 American Indian 11
(2%)
142
(1%)
 Asian 6
(1%)
2,002
(9%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
20
(0%)

Highland Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 409
(79%)
11,945
(54%)
 Not Eligible 67
(13%)
8,047
(36%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 40
(8%)
2,148
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, Highland Elementary School is ranked 306th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Highland Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (87.0%) is significantly higher than the state average of 54.0%. 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.

Highland Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 548
2006 535
2007 531
2008 555
2009 520
2010 542
2011 533
2012 516

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.5
2006 16.7
2007 17.1
2008 17.9
2009 18.4
2010 20.9
2011 22.2
2012 18.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.74087591240876
2006 0.73831775700935
2007 0.74952919020716
2008 0.70810810810811
2009 0.82692307692308
2010 0.80811808118081
2011 0.84052532833021
2012 0.87015503875969

Compare Highland Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,810.0% 18.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 87.0%
 

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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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