Highland School



Highland School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Highland School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 59
1 73
2 71
3 83
4 80
5 75
6 72
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 513 students in grades 1st through 12th. Highland School is the 635th largest public school in Pennsylvania and the 20,694th largest nationally. It has 14.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 513
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 35.2
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 20,694th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Pennsylvania: 635th out of 1,776
Student/Teacher Rank in Pennsylvania: 839th out of 1,773
Full Time Teacher Rank in Pennsylvania: 578th out of 1,773

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Highland School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 274
(53%)
2,200
(52%)
 Female 239
(47%)
2,039
(48%)

Highland School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 325
(63%)
2,795
(66%)
 Black 84
(16%)
756
(18%)
 Two or More 41
(8%)
211
(5%)
 Asian 32
(6%)
194
(5%)
 Hispanic 30
(6%)
271
(6%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
9
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
3
(0%)

Highland School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 387
(75%)
3,311
(78%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 106
(21%)
792
(19%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 20
(4%)
136
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,739 ranked schools in Pennsylvania, Highland School is ranked 1,151st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Highland School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (24.6%) is lower than the state average of 51.4%. 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
2013 490
2014 507
2015 513

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
2013 14.9
2014 14.7
2015 14.6

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
2013 0.20204081632653
2014 0.20710059171598
2015 0.24561403508772

Compare Highland School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,372.8% 13.7:1
 
1,460.0% 14.6:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 24.6%
 
State Average 51.4%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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Highland School
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Public KG - 06 513 14.6:1  
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Public KG - 06 542 15.4:1 1 miles
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Private PK - 08 97 8:1 1 miles
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Public KG - 06 476 14.5:1 1 miles
Willow Hill School
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Public KG - 06 389 12.8:1 2 miles
Our Lady of Confidence
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Private UG - UG 64 6:1 2 miles
Good Shepherd Catholic Regional School
Glenside, PA
Private PK - 08 201 11:1 2 miles
Abington Friends School
Jenkintown, PA
Private PK - 12 537 7:1 2 miles
Meadowbrook School
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Private PK - 06 118 6:1 2 miles
Jenkintown Elementary School
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Public KG - 06 352 13:1 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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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