Highlands Elementary



Highlands Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Highlands Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 87
1 84
2 103
3 94
4 92
5 98
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Highlands Elementary is a public elementary school located in Edina, MN in the Edina Public School District. It enrolls 558 students in grades 1st through 12th. Highlands Elementary is the 259th largest public school in Minnesota and the 16,426th largest nationally. It has 17.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 558
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 31.7
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 16,426th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Minnesota: 259th out of 1,001
Student/Teacher Rank in Minnesota: 789th out of 989
Full Time Teacher Rank in Minnesota: 376th out of 989

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Highlands Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 300
(54%)
3,308
(51%)
 Female 258
(46%)
3,149
(49%)

Highlands Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 445
(80%)
5,078
(79%)
 Asian 46
(8%)
566
(9%)
 Two or More 26
(5%)
202
(3%)
 Black 23
(4%)
332
(5%)
 Hispanic 18
(3%)
268
(4%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
11
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Highlands Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 523
(94%)
5,924
(92%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 28
(5%)
430
(7%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 7
(1%)
103
(2%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 986 ranked schools in Minnesota, Highlands Elementary is ranked 895th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Highlands Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (6.3%) is significantly lower than the state average of 40.6%. 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 519
2006 535
2007 550
2008 544
2009 550
2010 552
2011 548
2012 558

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.5
2006 19.2
2007 19.5
2008 17.7
2009 18.3
2010 18.6
2011 18.6
2012 17.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.023121387283237
2006 0.024299065420561
2007 0.018181818181818
2008 0.023897058823529
2009 0.032727272727273
2010 0.02536231884058
2011 0.045620437956204
2012 0.062724014336918

Compare Highlands Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,480.9% 14.8:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,760.0% 17.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 6.3%
 
State Average 40.6%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Public KG - 05 558 17.6:1  
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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 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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