Highland Elementary



Highland Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Highland Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 105
1 131
2 103
3 108
4 107
5 112
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Highland Elementary is a public elementary school located in Burlington, NC in the Alamance-Burlington School District. It enrolls 666 students in grades 1st through 12th. Highland Elementary is the 315th largest public school in North Carolina and the 9,267th largest nationally. It has 15.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 666
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 42.1

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Highland Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 348
(52%)
8,279
(52%)
 Female 318
(48%)
7,680
(48%)

Highland Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 440
(66%)
7,828
(49%)
 Black 79
(12%)
3,316
(21%)
 Hispanic 78
(12%)
3,922
(25%)
 Asian 36
(5%)
207
(1%)
 Two or More 30
(5%)
608
(4%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
61
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
17
(0%)

Highland Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 458
(69%)
6,118
(38%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 180
(27%)
8,769
(55%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 28
(4%)
1,072
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,474 ranked schools in North Carolina, Highland Elementary is ranked 991st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Highland Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (31.2%) is significantly lower than the state average of 56.7%. 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.

Highland Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2006 N/A
2007 425
2008 544
2009 598
2010 629
2011 676
2012 666

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2006 N/A
2007 15.9
2008 17.5
2009 17.7
2010 17.2
2011 17.8
2012 15.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2006
2007
2008 0.23713235294118
2009 0.33110367892977
2010 0.33704292527822
2011 0.33284023668639
2012 0.31231231231231

Compare Highland Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,442.0% 14.4:1
 
1,580.0% 15.8:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 31.2%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 56.7%
 

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Public KG - 05 666 15.8:1  
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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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