Highlands Elementary School



Highlands Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Highlands Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 48
K 79
1 76
2 60
3 86
4 73
5 62
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Highlands Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Jacksonville, FL in the Duval School District. It enrolls 484 students in grades 1st through 12th. Highlands Elementary School is the 1,603rd largest public school in Florida and the 23,455th largest nationally. It has 14.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 484
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 33
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 23,455th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Florida: 1,603rd out of 2,354
Student/Teacher Rank in Florida: 1,219th out of 2,252
Full Time Teacher Rank in Florida: 1,645th out of 2,252

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Highlands Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 254
(52%)
49,521
(51%)
 Female 230
(48%)
46,816
(49%)

Highlands Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 381
(79%)
42,112
(44%)
 White 52
(11%)
34,737
(36%)
 Hispanic 39
(8%)
10,307
(11%)
 Two or More 11
(2%)
4,765
(5%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
3,931
(4%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
271
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
214
(0%)

Highlands Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 381
(79%)
48,391
(50%)
 Not Eligible 103
(21%)
46,846
(49%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
1,100
(1%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,316 ranked schools in Florida, Highlands Elementary School is ranked 1,113th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Highlands Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (78.7%) is higher than the state average of 61.4%. 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 456
2006 434
2007 420
2008 389
2009 374
2010 423
2011 423
2012 400
2013 398
2014 419
2015 484

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.7
2006 14
2007 12.7
2008 12.5
2009 12.5
2010 13.6
2011 15.1
2012 14.3
2013 13.3
2014 14.4
2015 14.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.75
2006 0.81566820276498
2007 0.80714285714286
2008 0.84575835475578
2009 0.88235294117647
2010 0.82978723404255
2011 0.84869976359338
2012 0.835
2013 0.65829145728643
2014 0.69689737470167
2015 0.78719008264463

Compare Highlands Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,397.3% 14.0:1
 
1,470.0% 14.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 61.4%
 
This School 78.7%
 

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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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