Highlands Elementary



Highlands Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Highlands Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 39
1 40
2 53
3 41
4 47
5 44
6 47
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Highlands Elementary is a public elementary school located in Shawnee Mission, KS in the Shawnee Mission Public School District. It enrolls 311 students in grades 1st through 12th. Highlands Elementary is the 382nd largest public school in Kansas and the 40,616th largest nationally. It has 12.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 311
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 25
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 40,616th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Kansas: 382nd out of 754
Student/Teacher Rank in Kansas: 176th out of 706
Full Time Teacher Rank in Kansas: 272nd out of 706

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Highlands Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 158
(51%)
8,515
(51%)
 Female 153
(49%)
8,161
(49%)

Highlands Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 264
(85%)
10,343
(62%)
 Two or More 22
(7%)
926
(6%)
 Hispanic 16
(5%)
3,234
(19%)
 Black 5
(2%)
1,648
(10%)
 Asian 2
(1%)
464
(3%)
 American Indian 2
(1%)
47
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
14
(0%)

Highlands Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 262
(84%)
9,802
(59%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 38
(12%)
5,539
(33%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 11
(4%)
1,335
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 753 ranked schools in Kansas, Highlands Elementary is ranked 647th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Highlands Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (15.8%) is significantly lower than the state average of 51.7%. 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 Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 287
2006 282
2007 276
2008 268
2009 311
2010 315
2011 293
2012 301
2013 290
2014 311
2015 311

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.9
2006 13.1
2007 13.1
2008 12.7
2009 14.8
2010 14.9
2011 13.8
2012 14.7
2013 14.5
2014 15.9
2015 12.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.11498257839721
2006 0.074468085106383
2007 0.10144927536232
2008 0.11567164179104
2009 0.11897106109325
2010 0.15238095238095
2011 0.13651877133106
2012 0.15946843853821
2013 0.12068965517241
2014 0.14469453376206
2015 0.15755627009646

Compare Highlands Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,240.0% 12.4:1
 
1,374.3% 13.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 15.8%
 
State Average 51.7%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Highlands Elementary
Shawnee Mission, KS
Public KG - 06 311 12.4:1  
Prairie Elementary
Shawnee Mission, KS
Public KG - 06 432 16.3:1 1 miles
St Agnes Catholic Elementary School
Roeland Park, KS
Private KG - 08 263 11:1 2 miles
John Paul II Catholic School
Overland Park, KS
Private PK - 08 244 14:1 2 miles
Shawnee Mission Christian School
Westwood, KS
Private PK - 12 86 10:1 2 miles
Global Montessori Academy
Prairie Village, KS
Private PK - 03 99 17:1 2 miles
Horizon Academy
Roeland Park, KS
Private 01 - 12 83 4:1 2 miles
St Ann School
Prairie Village, KS
Private KG - 08 426 14:1 2 miles
Santa Fe Trail Elementary
Shawnee Mission, KS
Public KG - 06 284 11.6:1 2 miles
Rushton Elementary
Shawnee Mission, KS
Public KG - 06 359 15.3:1 2 miles
Belinder Elementary
Shawnee Mission, KS
Public KG - 06 491 15.7:1 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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