Highlands Elementary School



Highlands Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Highlands Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 43
1 48
2 49
3 55
4 41
5 44
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Highlands Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Hazel Crest, IL in the Prairie-Hills Esd 144 School District. It enrolls 280 students in grades 1st through 12th. Highlands Elementary School is the 1,889th largest public school in Illinois and the 42,880th largest nationally. It has 15.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 280
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 18.26
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 42,880th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 1,889th out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,472nd out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,845th out of 2,345

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Highlands Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 146
(52%)
1,281
(49%)
 Male 134
(48%)
1,327
(51%)

Highlands Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 273
(98%)
2,234
(86%)
 Hispanic 4
(1%)
254
(10%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
13
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
9
(0%)
 White 1
(0%)
83
(3%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
15
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Highlands Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 266
(95%)
2,383
(91%)
 Not Eligible 14
(5%)
225
(9%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, Highlands Elementary School is ranked 811th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Highlands Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (95.0%) 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.

Highlands Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 374
2006 402
2007 371
2008 329
2009 354
2010 353
2011 358
2012 280

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20.9
2006 22.3
2007 21.8
2008 14.5
2009 15.4
2010 15.3
2011 17.9
2012 15.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.95187165775401
2006 1.0049751243781
2007 0.93800539083558
2008 0.88449848024316
2009 0.84180790960452
2010 0.80736543909348
2011 0.8463687150838
2012 0.95

Compare Highlands Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,530.0% 15.3:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 95.0%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Highlands Elementary School
Hazel Crest, IL
Public KG - 05 280 15.3:1  
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Public PK - 05 199 13.1:1 1 miles
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Public PK - 05 306 13.7:1 2 miles
St Johns Lutheran School
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Private PK - 08 148 18:1 2 miles
Woodland School
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Public 01 - 04 222 11.4:1 2 miles
Markham Park Elementary School
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Public KG - 05 256 13.3:1 2 miles
Chateaux School
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Public PK - 05 270 14:1 2 miles
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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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