Highland Elementary School



Highland Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Highland Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 1
K 67
1 72
2 72
3 74
4 72
5 80
6 70
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Highland Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Ambridge, PA in the Ambridge Area School District. It enrolls 508 students in grades 1st through 12th. Highland Elementary School is the 657th largest public school in Pennsylvania and the 20,772nd largest nationally. It has 13.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 508
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 37.05
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 20,772nd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Pennsylvania: 657th out of 1,834
Student/Teacher Rank in Pennsylvania: 464th out of 1,834
Full Time Teacher Rank in Pennsylvania: 446th out of 1,834

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Highland Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 268
(53%)
788
(53%)
 Female 240
(47%)
692
(47%)

Highland Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 308
(61%)
1,183
(80%)
 Black 164
(32%)
216
(15%)
 Two or More 19
(4%)
49
(3%)
 Asian 9
(2%)
11
(1%)
 Hispanic 5
(1%)
18
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
2
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)

Highland Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 331
(65%)
627
(42%)
 Not Eligible 142
(28%)
748
(51%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 35
(7%)
105
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,788 ranked schools in Pennsylvania, Highland Elementary School is ranked 299th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Highland Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (72.0%) is significantly higher than the state average of 45.4%. This may indicate that the area has a higher 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 School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 535
2006 556
2007 573
2008 604
2009 536
2010 571
2011 517
2012 508

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.1
2006 15.1
2007 15.3
2008 16.6
2009 14.4
2010 14.2
2011 14.2
2012 13.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.5214953271028
2006 0.5863309352518
2007 0.478184991274
2008 0.52483443708609
2009 0.61753731343284
2010 0.61120840630473
2011 0.66344294003868
2012 0.72047244094488

Compare Highland Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,370.0% 13.7:1
 
1,407.3% 14.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 45.4%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 72.0%
 

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Public KG - 06 508 13.7:1  
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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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