Highland Elementary School



Highland Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Highland Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 48
1 71
2 80
3 71
4 80
5 68
6 71
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Highland Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Elgin, IL in the School District U-46. It enrolls 489 students in grades 1st through 12th. Highland Elementary School is the 763rd largest public school in Illinois and the 22,985th largest nationally. It has 18.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 489
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 27
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 22,985th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 763rd out of 2,428
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,879th out of 2,415
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,079th out of 2,415

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Highland Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 259
(53%)
11,187
(52%)
 Female 230
(47%)
10,458
(48%)

Highland Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 362
(74%)
11,630
(54%)
 White 55
(11%)
5,812
(27%)
 Black 32
(7%)
1,239
(6%)
 Two or More 28
(6%)
884
(4%)
 American Indian 11
(2%)
258
(1%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
1,811
(8%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
11
(0%)

Highland Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 364
(74%)
11,210
(52%)
 Not Eligible 81
(17%)
8,710
(40%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 44
(9%)
1,725
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,421 ranked schools in Illinois, Highland Elementary School is ranked 368th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Highland Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (83.4%) is significantly higher than the state average of 52.9%. 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.

Highland Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 548
2006 535
2007 531
2008 555
2009 520
2010 542
2011 533
2012 516
2013 495
2014 515
2015 489

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.5
2006 16.7
2007 17.1
2008 17.9
2009 18.4
2010 20.9
2011 22.2
2012 18.1
2013 20.6
2014 19.2
2015 18.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.74087591240876
2006 0.73831775700935
2007 0.74952919020716
2008 0.70810810810811
2009 0.82692307692308
2010 0.80811808118081
2011 0.84052532833021
2012 0.87015503875969
2013 0.86464646464646
2014 0.88349514563107
2015 0.83435582822086

Compare Highland Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,493.2% 14.9:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,810.0% 18.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 52.9%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 83.4%
 

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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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