Highland Elementary



Highland Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Highland Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 116
1 113
2 116
3 134
4 103
5 131
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Highland Elementary is a public elementary school located in Apple Valley, MN in the Rosemount-Apple Valley-Eagan School District. It enrolls 713 students in grades 1st through 12th. Highland Elementary is the 108th largest public school in Minnesota and the 7,421st largest nationally. It has 16.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 713
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16:1
Full Time Teachers: 44.43
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 7,421st out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Minnesota: 108th out of 1,031
Student/Teacher Rank in Minnesota: 711th out of 1,012
Full Time Teacher Rank in Minnesota: 108th out of 1,012

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Highland Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 380
(53%)
9,856
(52%)
 Female 333
(47%)
9,159
(48%)

Highland Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 513
(72%)
12,237
(64%)
 Asian 67
(9%)
1,653
(9%)
 Black 51
(7%)
2,136
(11%)
 Two or More 41
(6%)
1,200
(6%)
 Hispanic 40
(6%)
1,695
(9%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
78
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
16
(0%)

Highland Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 582
(82%)
14,105
(74%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 90
(13%)
3,828
(20%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 41
(6%)
1,082
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,015 ranked schools in Minnesota, Highland Elementary is ranked 523rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Highland Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (18.4%) is lower than the state average of 40.5%. 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.

Highland Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 669
2006 636
2007 634
2008 615
2009 650
2010 651
2011 653
2012 671
2013 744
2014 686
2015 713

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.4
2006 15.8
2007 16.5
2008 16
2009 16.1
2010 16.8
2011 16.9
2012 17
2013 18
2014 16.1
2015 16

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.082212257100149
2006 0.089622641509434
2007 0.094637223974763
2008 0.10731707317073
2009 0.12153846153846
2010 0.12903225806452
2011 0.14701378254211
2012 0.18628912071535
2013 0.2002688172043
2014 0.1865889212828
2015 0.18373071528752

Compare Highland Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,460.2% 14.6:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,600.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 18.4%
 
State Average 40.5%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Highland Elementary
Apple Valley, MN
Public KG - 05 713 16:1  
Scott Highlands Middle School
Apple Valley, MN
Public 06 - 08 981 18.9:1 1 miles
Dakota Valley Learning Center
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Shannon Park Elementary
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Public KG - 05 839 16.9:1 2 miles
Paideia Academy Charter School
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Public KG - 08 301 10.3:1 2 miles
Greenleaf Elementary
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Public KG - 05 947 15.7:1 2 miles
Dakota Ridge School
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Public KG - 12 79 5.9:1 2 miles
Diamond Path Elementary
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Public KG - 05 805 17.5:1 2 miles
Falcon Ridge Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 1,055 20.8:1 2 miles
Rosemount Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 1,238 20.4:1 3 miles
Woodpark Montessori
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Private PK - KG 107 4:1 4 miles
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