Highland Elementary



Highland Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Highland Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 67
3 75
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Highland Elementary is a public elementary school located in Columbus, KS in the Columbus School District. It enrolls 142 students in grades 1st through 12th. Highland Elementary is the 645th largest public school in Kansas and the 51,298th largest nationally. It has 12.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 142
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 11.6
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 51,298th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Kansas: 645th out of 754
Student/Teacher Rank in Kansas: 164th out of 706
Full Time Teacher Rank in Kansas: 596th out of 706

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Highland Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 72
(51%)
361
(51%)
 Female 70
(49%)
340
(49%)

Highland Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 128
(90%)
620
(88%)
 American Indian 6
(4%)
16
(2%)
 Two or More 5
(4%)
45
(6%)
 Black 2
(1%)
2
(0%)
 Hispanic 1
(1%)
15
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
2
(0%)

Highland Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 67
(47%)
322
(46%)
 Not Eligible 61
(43%)
309
(44%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 14
(10%)
70
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 753 ranked schools in Kansas, Highland Elementary is ranked 544th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Highland Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (57.0%) is slightly higher than the state average of 51.7%. 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 Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 135
2006 137
2007 142
2008 155
2009 139
2010 151
2011 149
2012 155
2013 149
2014 142
2015 142

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.4
2006 10.8
2007 13.7
2008 14.6
2009 12.8
2010 12.9
2011 12.2
2012 13.4
2013 11.8
2014 12.2
2015 12.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.54074074074074
2006 0.55474452554745
2007 0.6056338028169
2008 0.65806451612903
2009 0.54676258992806
2010 0.56291390728477
2011 0.56375838926174
2012 0.60645161290323
2013 0.60402684563758
2014 0.59154929577465
2015 0.57042253521127

Compare Highland Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,220.0% 12.2:1
 
1,374.3% 13.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 51.7%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 57.0%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Highland Elementary
Columbus, KS
Public 02 - 03 142 12.2:1  
Central Elementary
Columbus, KS
Public 04 - 08 358 11.7:1 1 miles
Park Elementary
Columbus, KS
Public PK - 01 201 14.2:1 2 miles
Riverton Elementary
Riverton, KS
Public PK - 05 359 13.8:1 11 miles
Southeast Elementary School
Weir, KS
Public PK - 04 178 13.3:1 11 miles
Riverton Middle School
Riverton, KS
Public 06 - 08 159 11.8:1 11 miles
Lincoln Elementary
Baxter Springs, KS
Public PK - 02 280 13.7:1 12 miles
Central Elementary
Baxter Springs, KS
Public 03 - 06 299 13.9:1 13 miles
Southeast Junior High School
Cherokee, KS
Public 05 - 08 153 9.7:1 13 miles
Liberty Elementary
Galena, KS
Public 03 - 05 169 11.7:1 14 miles
St Marys Catholic Elementary School
Joplin, MO
Private PK - 05 205 12:1 17 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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