Highland School



Highland School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Highland School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 78
1 68
2 68
3 59
4 74
5 62
6 59
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Highland School is a public elementary school located in Abington, PA in the Abington School District. It enrolls 468 students in grades 1st through 12th. Highland School is the 782nd largest public school in Pennsylvania and the 24,615th largest nationally. It has 14.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 468
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 32.9
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 24,615th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Pennsylvania: 782nd out of 1,834
Student/Teacher Rank in Pennsylvania: 628th out of 1,834
Full Time Teacher Rank in Pennsylvania: 678th out of 1,834

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Highland School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 235
(50%)
2,122
(52%)
 Female 233
(50%)
1,934
(48%)

Highland School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 311
(66%)
2,730
(67%)
 Black 76
(16%)
732
(18%)
 Asian 33
(7%)
214
(5%)
 Hispanic 28
(6%)
248
(6%)
 Two or More 19
(4%)
124
(3%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
5
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
3
(0%)

Highland School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 387
(83%)
3,293
(81%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 55
(12%)
596
(15%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 26
(6%)
167
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,788 ranked schools in Pennsylvania, Highland School is ranked 1,373rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Highland School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (17.3%) is significantly lower than the state average of 45.4%. 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 School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 412
2006 405
2007 386
2008 402
2009 402
2010 439
2011 451
2012 468

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.4
2006 17.4
2007 14.7
2008 13.4
2009 13.6
2010 14.1
2011 13.8
2012 14.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.087378640776699
2006 0.10123456790123
2007 0.11139896373057
2008 0.13432835820896
2009 0.1318407960199
2010 0.16628701594533
2011 0.17294900221729
2012 0.17307692307692

Compare Highland School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,407.3% 14.1:1
 
1,420.0% 14.2:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 17.3%
 
State Average 45.4%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Highland School
Abington, PA
Public KG - 06 468 14.2:1  
Center School
Abington, PA
Private 01 - 08 70 5:1 1 miles
Meadowbrook School
Meadowbrook, PA
Private PK - 06 128 4:1 1 miles
Roslyn School
Roslyn, PA
Public KG - 06 439 12.6:1 1 miles
Our Lady Help of Christians School
Abington, PA
Private PK - 08 212 16:1 1 miles
Copper Beech School
Glenside, PA
Public KG - 06 1,086 16.1:1 1 miles
Overlook School
Abington, PA
Public KG - 06 500 14.4:1 1 miles
Fitzwater Elementary School
Willow Grove, PA
Public KG - 05 442 13.8:1 2 miles
St David School
Willow Grove, PA
Private PK - 08 242 17:1 2 miles
Immaculate Conception School
Jenkintown, PA
Private KG - 08 196 14:1 2 miles
Jenkintown Elementary School
Jenkintown, PA
Public KG - 06 331 13.7:1 2 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 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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