Highlands Elementary School



Highlands Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Highlands Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 36
K 55
1 78
2 68
3 69
4 74
5 60
6 69
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Highlands Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Huntsville, AL in the Huntsville City School District. It enrolls 509 students in grades 1st through 12th. Highlands Elementary School is the 355th largest public school in Alabama and the 21,036th largest nationally. It has 16.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 509
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 31.05
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 21,036th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Alabama: 355th out of 787
Student/Teacher Rank in Alabama: 263rd out of 782
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alabama: 310th out of 782

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Highlands Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 269
(53%)
8,581
(51%)
 Female 240
(47%)
8,225
(49%)

Highlands Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 419
(82%)
6,522
(39%)
 White 32
(6%)
6,778
(40%)
 Hispanic 28
(6%)
2,131
(13%)
 Two or More 24
(5%)
944
(6%)
 Asian 4
(1%)
284
(2%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
92
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
55
(0%)

Highlands Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 287
(56%)
6,683
(40%)
 Not Eligible 222
(44%)
10,012
(60%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
111
(1%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 779 ranked schools in Alabama, Highlands Elementary School is ranked 312th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Highlands Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (56.4%) is slightly higher than the state average of 53.9%. 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.

Highlands Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 505
2006 521
2007 531
2008 502
2009 496
2010 476
2011 461
2012 465
2013 440
2014 433
2015 509

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.3
2006 17
2007 15.6
2008 14.9
2009 14.1
2010 15.5
2011 15.4
2012 13.4
2013 14.8
2014 14.4
2015 16.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.75049504950495
2006 0.85028790786948
2007 0.77401129943503
2008 0.86653386454183
2009 0.82459677419355
2010 0.85294117647059
2011 0.85249457700651
2012 0.84731182795699
2013 0.825
2014 0.59815242494226
2015 0.56385068762279

Compare Highlands Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,640.0% 16.4:1
 
1,656.6% 16.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 53.9%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 56.4%
 

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

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