Highlands Grove Elementary School



Highlands Grove Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Highlands Grove Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 40
K 119
1 120
2 126
3 121
4 107
5 108
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Highlands Grove Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Lakeland, FL in the Polk School District. It enrolls 741 students in grades 1st through 12th. Highlands Grove Elementary School is the 648th largest public school in Florida and the 5,971st largest nationally. It has 16.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 741
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 46
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 5,971st out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Florida: 648th out of 2,297
Student/Teacher Rank in Florida: 1,876th out of 2,205
Full Time Teacher Rank in Florida: 925th out of 2,205

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Highlands Grove Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 397
(54%)
37,087
(52%)
 Female 344
(46%)
34,787
(48%)

Highlands Grove Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 455
(61%)
31,934
(44%)
 Black 143
(19%)
15,027
(21%)
 Hispanic 101
(14%)
21,142
(29%)
 Asian 22
(3%)
1,103
(2%)
 Two or More 16
(2%)
2,205
(3%)
 American Indian 4
(1%)
376
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
87
(0%)

Highlands Grove Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 358
(48%)
21,318
(30%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 307
(41%)
44,877
(62%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 76
(10%)
5,679
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,272 ranked schools in Florida, Highlands Grove Elementary School is ranked 1,078th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Highlands Grove Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (51.7%) is slightly lower than the state average of 61.9%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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 Grove Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2006 N/A
2007 656
2008 679
2009 710
2010 766
2011 716
2012 741

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2006 N/A
2007 13.7
2008 11.8
2009 14.2
2010 14.7
2011 15.2
2012 16.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2006
2007 0.45274390243902
2008 0.51693667157585
2009 0.5112676056338
2010 0.50783289817232
2011 0.51396648044693
2012 0.51686909581646

Compare Highlands Grove Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,380.9% 13.8:1
 
1,610.0% 16.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 51.7%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 61.9%
 

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