South Highlands Elementary School



South Highlands Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

South Highlands Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 55
K 118
1 109
2 103
3 115
4 106
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

South Highlands Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Opp, AL in the Opp City School District. It enrolls 606 students in grades 1st through 12th. South Highlands Elementary School is the 228th largest public school in Alabama and the 13,289th largest nationally. It has 19.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 606
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 31
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 13,289th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Alabama: 228th out of 787
Student/Teacher Rank in Alabama: 687th out of 782
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alabama: 313th out of 782

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South Highlands Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 305
(50%)
498
(50%)
 Male 301
(50%)
498
(50%)

South Highlands Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 429
(71%)
734
(74%)
 Black 151
(25%)
226
(23%)
 Two or More 11
(2%)
13
(1%)
 Hispanic 10
(2%)
14
(1%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
3
(0%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
4
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
2
(0%)

South Highlands Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 329
(54%)
506
(51%)
 Not Eligible 257
(42%)
442
(44%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 20
(3%)
48
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 779 ranked schools in Alabama, South Highlands Elementary School is ranked 214th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of South Highlands Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (57.6%) 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.

South Highlands Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 532
2006 544
2007 540
2008 553
2009 563
2010 545
2011 576
2012 583
2013 552
2014 568
2015 606

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.3
2006 13.8
2007 13.5
2008 14.9
2009 14.4
2010 17.6
2011 18.6
2012 13.6
2013 16.2
2014 17.2
2015 19.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.60902255639098
2006 0.57536764705882
2007 0.57407407407407
2008 0.53345388788427
2009 0.52042628774423
2010 0.53761467889908
2011 0.54513888888889
2012 0.51286449399657
2013 0.58695652173913
2014 0.59330985915493
2015 0.57590759075908

Compare South Highlands Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,656.6% 16.6:1
 
1,950.0% 19.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 53.9%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 57.6%
 

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South Highlands Elementary School
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Public KG - 04 606 19.5:1  
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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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