Highland Elementary School



Highland Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Highland Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 59
1 72
2 53
3 69
4 52
5 61
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Highland Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Pierce, CO in the Weld County School District No. Re-9. It enrolls 366 students in grades 1st through 12th. Highland Elementary School is the 692nd largest public school in Colorado and the 35,446th largest nationally. It has 14.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 366
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 24.77
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 35,446th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Colorado: 692nd out of 1,099
Student/Teacher Rank in Colorado: 290th out of 1,097
Full Time Teacher Rank in Colorado: 569th out of 1,097

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Highland Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 198
(54%)
308
(53%)
 Female 168
(46%)
273
(47%)

Highland Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 236
(64%)
376
(65%)
 Hispanic 123
(34%)
195
(34%)
 Two or More 4
(1%)
6
(1%)
 American Indian 2
(1%)
2
(0%)
 Black 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

Highland Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 182
(50%)
301
(52%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 145
(40%)
223
(38%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 39
(11%)
57
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,092 ranked schools in Colorado, Highland Elementary School is ranked 463rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Highland Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (50.3%) is slightly higher than the state average of 44.5%. 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 School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 374
2006 385
2007 374
2008 386
2009 366
2010 389
2011 386
2012 359
2013 342
2014 322
2015 366

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15
2006 15.1
2007 14.3
2008 15.4
2009 15.5
2010 15.7
2011 15.8
2012 14.7
2013 13.5
2014 12.8
2015 14.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.51871657754011
2006 0.51168831168831
2007 0.52139037433155
2008 0.5440414507772
2009 0.60109289617486
2010 0.58611825192802
2011 0.60103626943005
2012 0.58774373259053
2013 0.57309941520468
2014 0.54037267080745
2015 0.50273224043716

Compare Highland Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,480.0% 14.8:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,610.8% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 44.5%
 
This School 50.3%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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Public KG - 05 366 14.8:1  
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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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