Highlands Elementary School



Highlands Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Highlands Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 96
1 106
2 96
3 92
4 92
5 76
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Highlands Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Dothan, AL in the Dothan City School District. It enrolls 558 students in grades 1st through 12th. Highlands Elementary School is the 286th largest public school in Alabama and the 16,824th largest nationally. It has 18.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 558
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 30
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 16,824th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Alabama: 286th out of 787
Student/Teacher Rank in Alabama: 608th out of 782
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alabama: 336th out of 782

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Highlands Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 295
(53%)
3,499
(52%)
 Female 263
(47%)
3,259
(48%)

Highlands Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 399
(72%)
2,491
(37%)
 Black 98
(18%)
3,661
(54%)
 Hispanic 35
(6%)
365
(5%)
 Two or More 13
(2%)
126
(2%)
 Asian 13
(2%)
93
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
13
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
9
(0%)

Highlands Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 342
(61%)
2,094
(31%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 174
(31%)
4,322
(64%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 42
(8%)
342
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 779 ranked schools in Alabama, Highlands Elementary School is ranked 472nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Highlands Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (38.7%) is lower than the state average of 53.9%. 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 485
2006 512
2007 561
2008 592
2009 453
2010 471
2011 478
2012 519
2013 560
2014 554
2015 558

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.6
2006 16
2007 15.2
2008 17.8
2009 18.1
2010 17.1
2011 20.8
2012 14.6
2013 18.7
2014 18.5
2015 18.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.45567010309278
2006 0.498046875
2007 0.47415329768271
2008 0.47297297297297
2009 0.36644591611479
2010 0.31422505307856
2011 0.34518828451883
2012 0.34104046242775
2013 0.31607142857143
2014 0.31768953068592
2015 0.38709677419355

Compare Highlands Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,656.6% 16.6:1
 
1,860.0% 18.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 38.7%
 
State Average 53.9%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Highlands Elementary School
Dothan, AL
Public KG - 05 558 18.6:1  
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Public KG - 05 341 18.9:1 5 miles
Selma Street Elementary School
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Public KG - 05 497 18.4:1 5 miles
Girard Elementary School
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Public KG - 05 279 18.6:1 5 miles
Beulah Land Christian Academy
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Private PK - 05 91 6:1 6 miles
High Schools Elementary Schools

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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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