Highland Creek Elementary



Highland Creek Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Highland Creek Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 107
1 112
2 118
3 112
4 124
5 117
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Highland Creek Elementary is a public elementary school located in Charlotte, NC in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District. It enrolls 690 students in grades 1st through 12th. Highland Creek Elementary is the 278th largest public school in North Carolina and the 8,487th largest nationally. It has 18.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 690
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 37.64

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Highland Creek Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 363
(53%)
53,393
(51%)
 Female 327
(47%)
51,417
(49%)

Highland Creek Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 311
(45%)
30,400
(29%)
 Black 278
(40%)
40,499
(39%)
 Hispanic 45
(7%)
24,386
(23%)
 Asian 35
(5%)
6,558
(6%)
 Two or More 20
(3%)
2,330
(2%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
499
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
138
(0%)

Highland Creek Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 504
(73%)
37,833
(36%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 160
(23%)
64,671
(62%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 26
(4%)
2,306
(2%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,517 ranked schools in North Carolina, Highland Creek Elementary is ranked 1,098th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Highland Creek Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (27.0%) is significantly lower than the state average of 61.1%. 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 Creek Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2006 876
2007 1007
2008 1161
2009 1222
2010 1258
2011 1235
2012 1213
2013 1191
2014 1105
2015 690

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2006 N/A
2007 16.3
2008 18.2
2009 18.2
2010 19.7
2011 18.6
2012 19.6
2013 19.1
2014 19.3
2015 18.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2006 0.093607305936073
2007 0.11817279046673
2008 0.1266149870801
2009 0.1873977086743
2010 0.21144674085851
2011 0.22267206477733
2012 0.23165704863974
2013 0.2367758186398
2014 0.27692307692308
2015 0.2695652173913

Compare Highland Creek Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,465.9% 14.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,830.0% 18.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 27.0%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 61.1%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

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Highland Creek Elementary
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Public KG - 05 690 18.3:1  
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Countryside Montessori School
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Public PK - 05 668 15.6:1 4 miles
Hope Academy
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Private KG - 09 119 11:1 4 miles
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Public KG - 05 723 18.5:1 4 miles
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Public KG - 09 741 17.2:1 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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