Highlands Elementary School



Highlands Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Highlands Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 88
K 134
1 117
2 126
3 164
4 121
5 117
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Highlands Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Kissimmee, FL in the Osceola School District. It enrolls 867 students in grades 1st through 12th. Highlands Elementary School is the 369th largest public school in Florida and the 2,912th largest nationally. It has 13.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 867
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 64
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 2,912th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Florida: 369th out of 2,354
Student/Teacher Rank in Florida: 713th out of 2,252
Full Time Teacher Rank in Florida: 277th out of 2,252

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Highlands Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 462
(53%)
22,205
(51%)
 Female 405
(47%)
21,307
(49%)

Highlands Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 693
(80%)
25,632
(59%)
 White 75
(9%)
11,123
(26%)
 Black 72
(8%)
4,507
(10%)
 Asian 13
(1%)
946
(2%)
 Two or More 10
(1%)
1,066
(2%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
148
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
90
(0%)

Highlands Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 659
(76%)
25,982
(60%)
 Not Eligible 208
(24%)
16,271
(37%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
1,259
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,316 ranked schools in Florida, Highlands Elementary School is ranked 229th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Highlands Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (76.0%) 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 880
2006 770
2007 783
2008 739
2009 724
2010 745
2011 967
2012 1016
2013 961
2014 989
2015 867

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.9
2006 15.4
2007 16.7
2008 15.3
2009 14.5
2010 15.5
2011 15.6
2012 15.9
2013 14.8
2014 14.3
2015 13.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.81704545454545
2006 0.84935064935065
2007 0.8978288633461
2008 0.92692828146143
2009 0.90469613259669
2010 0.86040268456376
2011 0.74560496380558
2012 0.81102362204724
2013 0.52965660770031
2014 0.70879676440849
2015 0.760092272203

Compare Highlands Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,350.0% 13.5:1
 
1,397.3% 14.0:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 61.4%
 
This School 76.0%
 

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Highlands Elementary School
Kissimmee, FL
Public PK - 05 867 13.5:1  
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Faith Harvest Christian Academy
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Private KG - 12 200 14:1 2 miles
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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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