Highland Elementary



Highland Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Highland Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 249
4 226
5 219
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0
UG 13

Highland Elementary is a public elementary school located in Ridgeland, MS in the Madison County School District. It enrolls 707 students in grades 1st through 12th. Highland Elementary is the 84th largest public school in Mississippi and the 7,675th largest nationally. It has 17.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 707
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 40.58

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Highland Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 358
(51%)
4,650
(51%)
 Female 349
(49%)
4,402
(49%)

Highland Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 449
(64%)
3,449
(38%)
 White 138
(20%)
4,723
(52%)
 Hispanic 69
(10%)
365
(4%)
 Asian 35
(5%)
362
(4%)
 Two or More 16
(2%)
146
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
6
(0%)

Highland Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 392
(55%)
2,931
(33%)
 Not Eligible 219
(31%)
5,430
(60%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 96
(14%)
636
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 509 ranked schools in Mississippi, Highland Elementary is ranked 134th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Highland Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (69.0%) is slightly lower than the state average of 77.0%. 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 614
2006 547
2007 580
2008 620
2009 612
2010 631
2011 631
2012 665
2013 618
2014 638
2015 707

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.3
2006 16.7
2007 17.2
2008 18.5
2009 17.7
2010 20
2011 20.2
2012 18.8
2013 17.9
2014 19.4
2015 17.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.42508143322476
2006 0.41133455210238
2007 0.4448275862069
2008 0.49838709677419
2009 0.56372549019608
2010 0.58795562599049
2011 0.63232963549921
2012 0.62857142857143
2013 0.65695792880259
2014 0.65673981191223
2015 0.69024045261669

Compare Highland Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,535.9% 15.4:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,740.0% 17.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 69.0%
 
State Average 77.0%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Highland Elementary
Ridgeland, MS
Public 03 - 05 707 17.4:1  
Olde Towne Middle School
Ridgeland, MS
Public 06 - 08 699 12:1 2 miles
St Andrew'S Episcopal School
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Private PK - 12 1,148 6:1 2 miles
Ann Smith Elementary
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Public PK - 02 769 21.4:1 2 miles
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Public PK - 05 612 19:1 3 miles
Mother Goose Christian School
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Private PK - 02 95 7:1 3 miles
Kirksey Middle School
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Mcwillie Elementary School
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Public PK - 06 375 18.2:1 4 miles
Trinity Preschool
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Private PK - KG 134 5:1 4 miles
New Hope Christian School
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Private PK - 06 327 16:1 4 miles
Jackson Academy
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Private PK - 12 1,284 11:1 4 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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