Highland Elementary



Highland Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Highland Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 83
3 72
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Highland Elementary is a public elementary school located in Columbus, KS in the Columbus School District. It enrolls 155 students in grades 1st through 12th. Highland Elementary is the 616th largest public school in Kansas and the 50,332nd largest nationally. It has 13.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 155
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 11.6
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 50,332nd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Kansas: 616th out of 745
Student/Teacher Rank in Kansas: 274th out of 692
Full Time Teacher Rank in Kansas: 590th out of 692

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Highland Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 82
(53%)
363
(50%)
 Female 73
(47%)
367
(50%)

Highland Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 140
(90%)
633
(87%)
 Hispanic 4
(3%)
25
(3%)
 Two or More 4
(3%)
35
(5%)
 American Indian 3
(2%)
25
(3%)
 Black 2
(1%)
9
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(1%)
1
(0%)
 Asian 1
(1%)
2
(0%)

Highland Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 75
(48%)
363
(50%)
 Not Eligible 61
(39%)
286
(39%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 19
(12%)
81
(11%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 741 ranked schools in Kansas, Highland Elementary is ranked 504th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Highland Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (60.6%) is slightly higher than the state average of 52.9%. 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 Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 135
2006 137
2007 142
2008 155
2009 139
2010 151
2011 149
2012 155

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.4
2006 10.8
2007 13.7
2008 14.6
2009 12.8
2010 12.9
2011 12.2
2012 13.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.54074074074074
2006 0.55474452554745
2007 0.6056338028169
2008 0.65806451612903
2009 0.54676258992806
2010 0.56291390728477
2011 0.56375838926174
2012 0.60645161290323

Compare Highland Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,340.0% 13.4:1
 
1,367.1% 13.7:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 52.9%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 60.6%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Highland Elementary
Columbus, KS
Public 02 - 03 155 13.4:1  
Park Elementary
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Public PK - 01 205 14.4:1 1 miles
Central Elementary
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Public 04 - 08 370 11.2:1 1 miles
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Public PK - 06 124 12.2:1 10 miles
Riverton Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 190 12.2:1 11 miles
Riverton Elementary
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Public PK - 05 355 12.7:1 11 miles
Cherokee Elementary
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Public KG - 08 234 12.6:1 12 miles
Lincoln Elementary
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Public PK - 02 297 14.1:1 12 miles
Baxter Springs Middle School
Baxter Springs, KS
Public 06 - 08 229 15.8:1 13 miles
Central Elementary
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Public 03 - 05 235 14.2:1 13 miles
St Mary'S Elementary School
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Private PK - 06 345 16:1 19 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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